Usually, Period/Historical Films have a long run time to test the patience of audience. A crisp run time of just 2 hours 12 minutes is like a blessing in disguise for ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni’. Repeat value will be high had if the film hits the right chord.
Pre-release Theatrical Business of Balayya’s 100th flick is anywhere close to Rs 60 crore. This is very much recoverable for a historical subject. Entertainment Tax Exemption from AP & Telangana Governments will be like icing on the cake.
Hardly 1% of Telugus knew about the life history of ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni’. So, The curiosity factor will draw crowds to the theaters in big numbers during the festival season.