Check out: Anushka Shetty in the first look of 'Rudhramadevi' and 'Baahubali'
Rudhramadevi film is being produced by Gunasekhar and is being made on 3D format with international technicians on board. Ilayaraja is the music composer of the film. Rudramadevi also casts Rana, Krishnam Raju, Nathalia Kaur, Hamsa Nandini and Catherine Tresa in prominent roles.
Actress Anushka Shetty is the new sensation to grip the south film industry. The talented actress is ready with her two new movies -- Rudhramadevi and Baahubali. Both the movies are period drama and the Arundhati actress has powerful roles in them.
On her birthday November 7, Anushka Shetty got two memorable gifts. If the makers of Rudhramadevi released the first look poster of the movie, the producers of Baahubali unveiled a making video featuring Anushka as Devasena.
The response to both the first looks has been tremendous. The making video of Baahubali is a rage on YouTube. The video crossed one lakh hits in just eight hours.
Directed by Rajamouli, Baahubali is an epic drama made on a huge budget. The movie is said to be the most expensive Telugu film to be ever made. Anushka as Devasena is cast opposite Prabhas, who plays the lead character of Baahubali. The movie also stars Rana Daggubatti and Ramya Krishnan.
Magazine Story on Rani Rudrama DeviAnushka's other historic movie is Rudhramadevi, where she plays the lead role of Rani Rudrama Devi, the 13th century queen of the Kakatiya dynasty known for her valour. The movie is directed by Gunashankar and also stars Rana Daggubatti. Superstar Mahesh Babu has done a cameo role of a warrior in the movie. Rudhramadevi will release in 3D and is made on a budget of Rs 55 crore approx.
The first look of the Telugu film "Rudhramadevi" will be unveiled on the birthday of its leading lady, Anushka Shetty.
Actress Anushka Shetty, who essays the role of a reigning queen in Telugu period drama "Rudhramadevi", will receive the first look of the film as her birthday gift Thursday when she turns 32.
"We have decided to unveil the first look of the film on the occasion of Anushka's birthday. It has been ready for a long time but we thought there couldn't have been a better occasion than this one. It will be a treat for Anushka's fans," an official spokesperson of the film told IANS.
The film features an ensemble cast of Rana Daggubati, Suman, Prakash Raj, Baba Sehegal, Aditi Chengappa, Nithya Menen, Aditya Menon and Catherine Tresa in important roles.
For the movie, Anushka Shetty had shed close to 15 kg and she also underwent special training in sword fighting, archery and horse riding.
"She has worked extremely hard and has pulled off some amazing action sequences. I'm sure this will be a landmark film in her career," he added.
"Rudhramadevi" is produced and directed by Gunasekhar.