Facts about Gautamiputra Satakarni – The Greatest Satavahana King
It was recently announced that Balakrishna plays the Satavahana King Gautamiputra Satakarni in his 100th film, to be directed by Krish. Gautamiputra Satakarni is regarded as the greatest among all the rulers of the Satavahana dynasty; for being an able administrator and an equally able conqueror. He is said to have ruled for a period of 21 years between 86 A.D. to 130 A.D. Under his rule, the Satavahana empire stretched across the deccan from the Arabian Sea to the Bay of Bengal and down south to the Indian ocean, earning him the titles Trisamudriswara (Lord of the three seas) and Dakshinapatha-Pathi (Lord of the South). It was under his rule that the Satavahana empire was at the pinnacle of its glory. The infographic below shows some interesting facts about the greatest Satavahana king.