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Historical Movie Rudhramadevi grand release on 9th Oct 2015 in multi languages (Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam) for the first time in the Indian Film history it is steroscoptic 3D Movie.
Rudhramadevi is the story about the life of RUDHRAMA DEVI who is the ruler of the KAKATIYA DYNASTY in the Deccan Plateau and also one of the TOP queens in the Indian History. The Story written and directed by Gunasekhar is outstanding and taken much time to filming the movie to reach up his standards.
Once the Baahubali is launched the graphics and the Historical Movies showcase is now became an epic to make the current market with the stories in such kind. So, our producers Gunasekhar and Raagini Guna shown up interest to takeup the movie in a challenging way.
Starring in this movie are well known actors in the South Indian Movies, they are Anushka Shetty as Rudrama Devi, Allu Arjun as Gona Ganna Reddy, Rana Daggubati as Chalukya Veerabhadra, Vikramjeet Virk as Mahadeva Nayakudu, Krishnam Raju as Ganapati Devudu, Prakash Raj as Shiva Devaiah, Suman as Hari Hara Devudu, Adithya Menon as Murari Devudu, Brahmanandam as Raghupati Veera Raju, Nithya Menen as Muktamba, Aditi Chengappa as Ganalamba, Catherine Tresa as Annambika, Hamsa Nandini as Madanika, Ajay as Prasadaditya, Baba Sehgal as Naga Devudu, Ahuti Prasad as Kota Reddy, Venu Madhav as Tittibi, Prabha[disambiguation needed] as Somamba, Tanikella Bharani, Krishna Bhagavaan, L.B. Sriram, Madhumitha, M. S. Narayana, Dharmavarapu, Subramanyam, Brahmaji
The budget of the movie is Rs. 50 Crores. The shooting of this movie is started on 14th February 2013 in WARANGAL. Where the first shot is taken at Thousand Pillar Temple in Warangal. The first official trailer was released in March 2015 and Music is launched on March 23rd, 2015. Initial release is scheduled for Telugu and Hindi Languages is on 9th October 2015 and for Tamil is on 16th October 2015.
Coming to the Story of the Movie
Story starts with the Kakatiya Dynasty starts with the Suryavanshis generations with the same lineage as Rama of Ayodhya and Gautama Buddha. The founder of the Kakatiya Dynasty lived about the late 8th or early 9th century. Records says that Venna, Gunda I, Gunda II, Gunda III, Erra, Gunda IV (956-995), Beta I (996 – 1051), Prola I (1052 – 1076), Beta II (1076 – 1108), Durgaraja (1108 – 1116), Prola II (1116 – 1157), Prataparudra I (1158 – 1195) then Ganapati Deva (our story heroine father)
Ganapathideva (Krishnam Raju) is ruling king at that time when Rudrama Devi (Anushka Shetty) born in ORUGALLU which is now WARANGAL in Telangana State. She started working with her father as a coregent from 1259-60 under the name of Rudradeva Maharaja. After two years of ruling they first fought with Jatavaram Sundara Pandya I’s invastion and the disastrous defeat of the Kakatiyas at Muttukur now it is NELLORE. Later Rudramma Devi succeeded her father to the Kakatiya throne at the age of 14 and taken the title RANI RUDRADEVA in 1262 AD. After the death of Ganapathideva he given authority to Rudrammadevi as Queen that is not digested by some people in the kinddom where they opposed to appoint a woman as his heir and rule them and also they didn’t agreed to take up the woman’s authority. Later her step brothers hariharadeva (Suman) and Murarideva (Adithya Menon) wanted to capture the ORUGALLU and they formed few anti Rudramma Devi followers and plan to defeat her. But, the Minister Shivadesikulu (Prakash Raj) and Annamambikadevi (Catherine Tresa) wife of Gona Ganna Reddy (Allu Arjun) including Kayastha Chief Jannigedeva and his younder brother, Tripurari and Ambadeva, Recherla Prasaditya and Reddy Chief Gona Ganna Reddy supported Rudhrammadevi to fight back with the rebels and safe guard the KAKATIYA DYNASTY. Rudramadevi was married to Veerabhadra a Vengi Chalukya, Prince of NIDADAVOLU. She died on 27th November 1289.
Final Cut: 21st Century women still remembers RANI RUDRAMA DEVI and take inspiration to face the World Challenges.