We have seen very few historic films in Tollywood but Director Gunashekar prepared script based on Rudramadevi, a 13th century queen of Kakatiya dynasty. He chose star heroine Anushka shetty for the lead role. It is going to be releasde in 3D in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam languages simultaneously. It is crafted with a high budget of 70 crore rupees (US$11 Million), making it one of the highest budget films in Tollywood. It’s starcast includes Anushka Shetty(Lead role), Allu Arjun, Rana Daggubati, Krishnam Raju,Prakash Raj, Nithya Menon, Baba Sehgal and Catherine Thresa.
Rudhramadevi Telugu Movie Release Date : August, 2015.
Rudhramadevi Production Background
Director Gunashekar proposed to take on Nayanathara, Priyanaka chopra for the lead role but Anushka shetty’s performance in Arundhat mesmerized him and he finally decided that she would be a perfect tailor fit for the role. He approached Mahesh babu and Jr.Ntr for the character of Gona Ganna Reddy role, but they rejected his offer sensibly and finally Allu Arjun showed interest to do the role and he was finalized. As it is a historic film, Illaraja was roped as the music director. The movie crew revealed that Megastar Chiranjeevi is doing voice-over to the film. Neetu Lulla is designing the costumes of the starcast.
Rudhramadevi Movie Audio Release Dates
The audio of this film was planned to release in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states respectively, with their respective chief ministers as chief guests. 3 songs out of the album were released in Visakhapatnam and the remaining songs were released in Warangal. Sirivennela Sitarama Shastry has written all the lyrics and the musical album was titled as the best album by Deccan Music.
Allu Arjun will be seen in the special role of Gona Ganna Reddy, Rana Dagubati as Chalukya Veerabhadra, Krishnam Raju as Ganapati Devudu, Suman as Harihara Devudu, Prakash Raju as Shiva Devaiah, Vikramjeet Virk as Mahadeva Nayakudu, Baba Sehgal as Naga Devudu, Jaya Prakash Reddy as Amba Devudu, Nithya Menon as Mummadamma, Catherine Tresa as Annambika, Hamsa Nandini as Madanika are contributing their roles in the film.
Rudhramadevi Release Dates
It commenced it’s shooting on 14 February, 2013 at Thousand Pillar Temple. It has completed it’s shooting part on July 2014, but it was not released till now due to technical problems .There were rumors that the high budget of the movie pushed the producers into financial problem. It’s release date was postponed several times and finally the producers are planning to schedule the release in August, 2015.
Let’s hope the film crew will overcome all financial problem and release the movie as soon as possible.