Correct Option: C
The Battle of Talikota was a watershed battle fought between the Vijayanagara Empire and the Deccan sultanates. Sadasiva Raya of Tuluva dynasty was the ruler of Vijayanagara then. Sadasiva Raya was a puppet ruler; the real power was exercised by his minister Rama Raya. The battle ended in the defeat of Vijayanagara, resulting in its subsequent weakening.