- AP CM Chandrababu sought the assistance of ace director SS Rajamouli of Baahubali fame for the design of new capital city Amaravathi
- Rajamouli visited the Norman Foster workshop in London and suggested some changes to the AP Assembly, Secretariat and High Court designs
Baahubali director SS Rajamouli was consulted by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu to assist in the designs of the new capital city Amaravathi. The work of Rajamouli in creating the ancient kingdom of Mahishmathi in Baahubali had reportedly impressed the Chief Minister.
Rajamouli along with Minister Narayana, APCRDA (AP Capital Region Development Authority commissioner Cherukuri Sreedhar and their team met the Fosters representatives in London. Rajamouli gave suggestions to the designs of AP Assembly, Secretariat and High Court.
AP CM Chandrababu Naidu was dissatisfied with the earlier designs of Diamond and Buddha forms for the buildings and suggested to the Fosters and Partners to take inputs from Rajamouli.
Fosters team plan to design the capital along the suggestions of Rajamouli. Chandrababu will visit the Norman office in London on 24th and 25th to finalise the designs of the capital city.
Meanwhile, Naidu advised the Amaravati Development Corporation (ADC) officials to keep in mind that they were working on building one of the world’s top cities but not an ordinary one. “Take advice from brilliant people. Involve them in the capital construction process,” he said.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:37 PM IST