1000 soldiers, 300 horses for climax scene in 'Gauthamiputra...'

Chennai: The makers of Nandamuri Balakrishna-starrer Telugu period drama "Gauthamiputra Satakarni" will start filming epic battle sequences in their latest schedule in Georgia from Monday. "We will be shooting these scenes at Mt. Kazbek in Georgia, and this portion will feature over 1000 soldiers, 300 horses and 20 chariots. These scenes will be blended with computer graphics to enhance the overall effect," film's director Krish told IANS. Balakrishna plays a Satavahana ruler in the film, which also stars Shriya Saran, Hema Malini and Kabir Bedi. "It's the battle of Satavahanas versus Greeks. The film features three such battle sequences," he said. Produced by Y. Rajeev Reddy, the film is slated to hit the screens around January next year.