Gautamiputra-Satakarni

Single war episode to cost an expensive 8 crore for 'Gautamiputra Satakarni'

Nandamuri Balakrishna's landmark film Gautamiputra Satakarni is getting bigger day by day. The latest is that single episode of this historic epic is going to cost a whopping Rs 8 Crore, say sources in the know. It's going to be a high-budget visual extravaganza. Director Krish has planned a huge battle episode and this one episode alone going to cost the bomb. Four teams have been exclusively roped in to work on the CGs for the battle episodes in the film.

In the mean-time, all the film's lead technicians have reached Morocco where the film's shoot is going to begin and preparations are in full swing. Producer Rajeev is in Morocco overseeing the things. Balakrishna will soon fly to Morocco to join the shoot. The film's shooting will begin on May 7.

Four tonnes of material including weapons, war outfits have already been shipped to Morocco from Hyderabad. And 800 local junior artistes would be part of the battle sequences in Balayya's 100th film. Music by Devi Sri Prasad, the movie is all set for grand release on Jan 12, 2017.