Gautami Putra Satakarni
Balakrishna in Gautamiputra SatakarniGautamiputra Satakarni/Facebook

Nandamuri Balakrishna's 100th movie Gautamiputra Satakarni has been making the headlines ever since the actor spilled the beans about his role in the epic historical Telugu action film. The makers of the Krish Jagarlamudi directorial have now released the Diwali special poster.

"Happy n Prosperous Diwali. Celebrate #DiwaliwithSatakarni," Krish wrote while sharing the Diwali special poster on his Facebook page.

The upcoming movie tells the story of second century ruler Satakarni, the third of the Satavahana kings, who ruled the Deccan region in India around 180 BCE. Actress Shriya Saran will be seen as Vaashishtha Devi, while Bollywood dream girl Hema Malini plays Gautami Balashri in the period drama.

The first-look poster of the much-hyped movie, featuring Balayya sitting comfortably in a throne, was released on October 8, and has already raised the expectations of the audience. After garnering positive response, the team of Gautamiputra Satakarni had released the teaser of the movie on October 11, reminding the movie-goers of SS Rajamouli's magnum opus project Baahubali - The Beginning. They also unveiled the first-look poster of Hema Malini on the occasion of her birthday on October 16.

Filmmaker Krish has written the story and screenplay of the film, for which Sai Madhav Burra has penned the dialogues. The big-budget entertainer is being produced under the banner of First Frame Entertainment by Saibabu Jagarlamudi and Y Rajeev Reddy. Chirantan Bhatt has composed the film's music and cinematography has been handled by Gnana Shekar VS.

Here is the Diwali special poster of Balakrishna's Gautamiputra Satakarni: