Shooting of Gayatri (Andaru Ammayilu Okelaa Vundaru), directed and produced by D Sayendra Reddy under the banner of Lakshmi Bhavani Movies Pvt Ltd, with Gayatri Rao (Appu) of Happy Days fame in the title role is progressing at Ramoji Film City. Court scenes are being shot presently. Bhushan, grandson of the character artiste of yesteryears (Rakta Kaneeru) Nagabhushanam is making his debut as hero through this movie. Besides Bhushan, Gayatri Rao, Benarjee, PJ Sarma, Annapurna, Shafi and Padma Jayanti were involved in the shooting. Director says, "It is the story of a girl who tries to save a person and the problems she face as a repercussion. We are trying to make it as a thriller entertainer. The entire film is based on the screenplay and runs with suspense as the main element. Presently the shooting is in finishing stages. We are planning to can songs in October and are making efforts to release the film in December." Shafi is playing a negative role. MS Narayana, Vuzag Prasad, Gundu Hanumanta Rao, Gauthamraju, Hema, Kallu Chidambaram, Gundu Sudarshan, Ravivarma, Srikrishna, Jayavani and others are in the cast. Music is by Chakri, cinematography is by Surendra Reddy, action is by Ram Lakshman and Satish, editing is by Anirudra, art is by Narayana Reddy, while story and direction are by D Sayendra Reddy.