There was a lot of speculations that Shriya Saran would play the queen in Natasimha Nandamuri Balakrishna
's prestigious 100th film ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni’ since several days. It turned out true now and the historical drama which is being directed by Krish has now got Shriya Saran
as heroine. She will be joining the shoot soon.
The first schedule of this film, which was canned recently at Morocco, has been completed. Balakrishna is currently in the US and will land in Hyderabad next week. Shooting is likely to start, once he returns from the United States.
Bollywood actors Kabir Bedi and Hema Malini have also been roped in to play major roles in the film. Kabir has already joined the shoot, while Hema Malini will join very soon.
Rajeev Reddy is producing the film under First Frame Entertainments banner and Bibo Sreenivas is presenting the film. Devi Sri Prasad is providing music.