The Sanjay Gupta-directed film, which also stars Irrfan Khan, revolves around a lawyer whose daughter has been kidnapped. She must defend a criminal on trial successfully in exchange for her daughter. Irrfan plays a suspended cop who helps her in her endeavour.
Rudhramadevi is scheduled to release on October 9 in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and other states. The film has reportedly been made on a budget of Rs80 crore and was first shot simultaneously in Telugu and Tamil and later dubbed into Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam
"The Tamil version will release on October 16. The film's Tamil producers Thenandal Films released Vijay-starrer Puli last week and hence have pushed the release of Rudhramadevi by a week as they feel both the films will eat into their box office returns," a source from the film's unit told IANS
"We had to rely a lot on VFX (visual effects). Gunasekhar and art director Thota Tharani spent months in Warangal, studying the remains of the Kakatiya dynasty.This is Gunasekhar's story. So I chose to see it from his point of view. I trusted his vision and blindly followed his lead," said Anushka