Gunasekhar's directorial and production venture “Rudhramadevi”, based on the life of Queen Rudhrama Devi, is in Oscar race. Baahubali actress Anushka Shetty who has done several woman-centric movies played the title role of Rudhramadevi, the warrior queen of Kakatiya dynasty whereas Rana Daggubati and stylish star Allu Arjun played the supporting role.
It is a proud movement for Telugu cinema as Rudhramadevi is recommended for Oscar awards and this news is confirmed by Gunasekhar himself through social networking site as he tweeted,” FilmFederationOfIndia RECOMMENDED #Rudhramadevi for the#OscarAward in the category of 'Best Foreign Language Film Award”.
Gunasekhar worked on the script from more than seven years and took two years for the completion of the movie. It was released in 2015 and received critical applause. It has won several state level awards.