Mahanati – This is the film every Telugu film lover and general audience are talking about. A biopic on yesteryear glorious actor Savitri, Mahanati has Keerthy Suresh playing the titular role while Malayalam heartthrob Dulquer Salmaan is seen playing her husband and actor Gemini Ganesan. Directed by Nag Ashwin, Mahanati released to a thunderous opening in Telugu states and the US with collection numbers clocking the half a million dollars in less than two days in the US. And after a successful and strong third day, Mahanati is now inching towards the $1 million mark which is not far away. According to latest reports, Mahanati has earned a collection of approximately $900,000 in the US in less than four days making it one of the only few films to achieve so. It is now being reported that Mahanati will cross the $1 million dollars collection anytime now.
The biopic on yesteryear legendary actress Savitri titled Mahanati released on May 9th, 2018 and since then has been having a golden run at the box office. The film opened to a great response on first day with the first day shows and premieres in the US earning a collection of more than $300,000. And after the second day, Mahanati went past the $500,000 making it the one of the few movies to earn a collection of half a million in just two days. The domestic box office for Mahanati too looks very overwhelming with the numbers standing at approximately Rs.38 crores, reports reveal.
Samantha Akkineni, Naga Chaitanya, Vijay Deverakonda also plays important role in the film along with other celebrated actors from the southern film industry. Dani Sanchez-Lopez cranked the camera for Mahanati while the production design was handled by Shivam Rao. Kotagiri Venkateshwara Rao has handled the editing part of the film. Mahanati has been released in Tamil as well titled Nadigaiyar Thilagam and is a dubbed version.