The most anticipated audio album of the 50th film by Nandamuri Balakrishna, Gautamiputra Satakarni, was launched in the presence of Andhra Pradesh CM Nara Chandrababu Naidu and Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu and several film and political stars In Tirupati last night.
Speaking on occasion, Chandrababu said Amaravati has a rich legacy and a legendary story that is precious throughout the world and that Balayya found the right script and blessed with the perfect character of Gautamiputra Satakarni for his 100th film.
The chief minister added that the epicenter of the rule of Gautamiputra Satakarni was Amaravati and that he will strive relentlessly to make the capital of Andhra one of the best capitals in the world. Babu went on to say that the film will not work for 100 days, but beyond 1000 days.
Venkaiah Naidu in his speech praised the efforts of the film unit to bring on the screen the legends of the great Emperor of Telugu and said that the films should give a strong social message and not just entertainment.
For thousands of his enthusiastic fans, Balayya said that Gautamiputra Satakarni is a God sent gift for him and that he is destined to act in this film with the blessings of his mother Basavatarakam and father NT Ramarao.
In his emotionally inspiring speech, the director of the film, Krish, said it is a pity that the Teluguites know less about Gautamiputra Satakarni while the great emperor Sathavahana who united the whole country is praised by the West who even His historical insights into their museums.
Hema Malini, the Bollywood actress, made her debut as a comedian with a small role in Balayya's father and the legendary Pandava Vanavasam of NT Ramarao many years ago and is now happy to pay Balayya Role of the mother in the film.
Shriya saluted Balayya's incredible hard work and said she learned a new thing from him by seeing her performing every day.
In his speech that was full of his brand punch, director Boyapati Sreenu said that Gautamiputra Satakarni will run for 100 days in 100 centers.