Telugu filmmaker Gunasekhar has started working on his ambitious historical drama "Rudramadevi" and says he had to consult historians to understand the aesthetics of the 13th century era.
"The story is set in 13th century for which we have to recreate buildings and forts from that era. To understand the aesthetics of these structures from a long forgotten era, we consulted historians with our art director before the start of the shoot," Gunasekhar told IANS.
National Award winning art director Thota Tharani has been roped in to work on the film.
"Tharani has already started working on the sketches for the sets and very soon we intend to start working on it", he added.
"Rudramadevi" has Anushka Shetty in the lead role of the princess while composer Illayaraja is set to create musical symphonies for the film.
The film will be made on stereoscopic 3D with Ajay Vincent as its cinematographer. Sreekar Prasad take on the editor's job.