As Megastar Chiranjeevi's prestigious 150th venture was launched and the release date was officially announced by the director VV Vinayak as Sankranthi, Natasimham Nandamuri Balakrishna sent the feelers that he was also in the race of Sankranthi with his 'Gauthamiputra Satakarni'.
The makers of the movie have zeroed January 12, 2017 as the release date of the movie. And the regular shoot of the movie will kick off from May 9 in Morocco. The director of the movie, Krish, will shoot some crucial war sequences of the movie on leading star cast of the movie in Morocco.
Veteran Bollywood actress Hemamalini will sport the role of Balakrishna's mother in the movie. Devi Sri Prasad will compose the music of the movie. The movie will be produced by Krish on First Frame Entertainment in association with his good friend Rajiv Reddy.