Tirupati: The audio of upcoming Telugu historical mega budget film “Gautamiputra Satakarni” starring N Balakrishna in lead role was released by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here tonight.
Naidu released the audio of the film, based on the life of an emperor of Satavahana dynasty 1800 years ago, in the presence of Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu at a grand function at a school ground.
The film said to release on the ‘Sankranthi’ festival day on January 14 is the 100th film of Balakrishna, son of legendary actor turned politician and Telugu Desam Party founder late N.T. Ramarao.
Balakrishna is also a ruling TDP MLA. His daughter Brhmani is married to Nara Lokesh, son of Chandrababu Naidu, who is the son-in -law of Ramarao.
The function was attended by politicians and cine industry personalities, including Shriya and Bollywood veteran Hema Malini, who played the female lead and a crucial role respectively.
Kannada film star Shivraj Kumar, Director Krish and Producers J. Saibabu and Y.Rajeev Reddy were also present.
Chandrababu Naidu felicitated Hema Malini by presenting her a shawl on the occasion.
Later, speaking in the event, Malini said she made her debut in Telugu film ‘Pandava Vanavasam’ about five decades ago.