|Written by||Dr. Mudigonda Siva Prasad
M. B. S. Prasad
|Edited by||A. Sreekar Prasad|
|Guna Team Works|
|Budget||80 crore (US$13 million)|
Rudhramadevi is an upcoming first Indian 3D historic film, simultaneously being produced in Telugu and Tamil languages. The film is directed by Gunasekhar, and stars Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati in the lead roles, with Prakash Raj and Krishnam Raju in supporting roles. Anushka will be seen as Rudrama Devi, the 13th century revered Telugu queen of the Kakatiya dynasty. The film's soundtrack and background score were composed by Ilaiyaraaja and the art direction is handled by Thotta Tharani. Neeta Lulla is designing the costumes. The film was launched in February 2013 and has passed the pre-production stage.
- Anushka Shetty as Rudrama Devi, Queen of Kakatiya dynasty
- Allu Arjun as Gona Ganna Reddy
- Rana Daggubati as Chalukya Veerabhadra, Prince of Nidavardhya Puram
- Vikramjeet Virk as Mahadeva Nayakadu, King of the Seuna Yadavas of Devagiri
- Krishnam Raju as Ganapati Devudu, Ruler of Kakatiya dynasty and Rudrama Devi's father
- Prakash Raj as Shiva Devaiah, Minister of court and royal adviser to Rudrama Devi
- Suman as Harihara Devudu
- Adithya Menon as Murari Devudu
- Nithya Menen as Mummadamma
- Aditi Chengappa as Ganapamba
- Catherine Tresa as Annambika
- Hamsa Nandini as Madanika
- Ajay as Prasadaaditya
- Baba Sehgal as Naga Devudu
- Jaya Prakash Reddy as Amba Devudu, A Samanta King, who rebelled against the Kakatiya dynasty.
- Ahuti Prasad as Kota Reddy
- Venu Madhav as Tittibi
- Prabha as Somaamba
- Tanikella Bharani
- Krishna Bhagavaan
- L.B. Sriram
- M. S. Narayana
- Vennela Kishore as Manchana
- Dharmavarapu Subramanyam
The film was launched on 14 Feb 2013 in Warangal. Anushka and Gunasekhar attended the opening ceremony and the first shot was on the Shiva Lingam in the 1000 pillared temple in Warangal. Rapper Baba Sehgal was roped in by director Gunasekhar for a role. Vikramjeet Virk, who has earlier essayed a negative role in Ashutosh Gowarikar's Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey, will be seen playing a negative character called Mahadeva Nayakadu. Final schedule of shoot ends on july 2014. The film is expected to hit screens on october 2014.
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