Krish approached Nayantara, Pooja Hege, Anushka for the role of a Princess in Balakrishna’s 100 th film ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni’. Nayantara has prior commitments,Pooja Hegde is busy with yet another big movie – Mohenjodaro with Hrithik Roshan, and Anushka could not take up Chiranjeevi’s 150 th film too because she has her dates full with ‘Baahubai2’, ‘Bhagmati’ and’Singham3’. For a short while Vedika who acted in ‘Banam’ was considered too.
However, the coveted role went to Shriya Saran, who will be seen in the movie as mother of two. The film is busy keeping the required pace – the new schedule will be completed at this huge set erected near Chilkur Balaji temple, the war sequences, some of which have been completed in Morocco were choreographed by Ram Lakshman, will be continued here where 200 other actors.