That a biopic on yesteryear iconic actress Savitri is being made with Keerthy Suresh in the lead role is a known thing to all of us. The film is titled Mahanati and will have Malayalam star actor Dulquer Salmaan playing the role of Gemini Ganesan, husband of actress Savitri. The shooting of the film is currently in progress and important scenes between Keerthy Suresh and Dulquer Salmaan are being canned. Directed by Nag Ashwin of Yevade Subramanyam fame, Mahanati is being produced by Vyjayanthi Movies.
The film is being considered to be one of the most prestigious projects in Telugu cinema since it is based on the life of legendary actress Savitri. Producer Swapna Dutt is leaving no stone unturned to make sure that the team behind the film has the best technicians.
The cinematography of Mahanati is being handled by Dani Sanchez Lopez who is a popular cinematographer in Hollywood circles. Dani Sanchez Lopez has also worked on few Bollywood films which include Dil Dhadakne Do and Detective Byomkesh Bakshy.
“Dani Sanchez Lopez, a recognised visual artist who works in the photography and video art realm, made a name in directing international ads, musical videos, documentaries and art forms. He is mixing formats for the period film that crosses several decades,” producer Swapna Dutt told a leading daily.
With such highly talented team working on the film, Mahanati will definitely be the most watched out for film in coming season.