The talented Keerthy Suresh—who is a popular name in Southern cinema—will soon be seen in the eagerly-awaited ‘Mahanati’. And, as expected, she is quite excited about the film. During a recent chat with a leading website, Keerthy opened up about playing yesteryear actress Savitri on the big screen and said that it is challenging experience as she was quite popular in her heyday.
“Portraying a character which the Tamil and Telugu audiences have loved and admired a lot is not so easy,” added the young lady.
Keerthy also revealed that she watched Savitri’s old films in order to prepare for the role and feel confident on the big screen. Keerthy also added that her director’s support too helped her pull off her most challenging role yet.
“Mahanati is undoubtedly my most challenging project till date. To essay Savitri ma’am’s role in a biopic demanded a lot of homework. Though I have seen her films, I revisited them thoroughly to observe the way she emotes for different sequences. If I hadn’t done that homework or research, I would not have felt satisfied and confident. We shot for three song segments on the first day, and I had to rehearse for three days to perform it. The director and producer were so supportive and helped in whatever way they could,” added the actress.
Well, we wish Keerthy the very best hope that ‘Mahanati’ turns out to be a hit upon release. On a related note, this is a busy time for her, Besides ‘Mahanati’, she also has ‘Saamy 2’ , PSPK 25 and ‘Thaana Serndha Kootam’ in her kitty.