Most anticipated biopic Mahanati is all set for grand release on May 9th. The film has been given clean U certificate from censors. CBFC members showered praises on the movie. Mahanati is made on life story of yesteryear legendary actress Savitri. Keerthy Suresh’s spitting image looks as Savitri has catapulted expectations on the movie. Dulquer Salmaan essays Gemini Ganesan while Samantha Akkineni and Vijay Deverakonda play key roles. Teaser has got amazing response. Melodious songs composed by Mickey J Meyer are topping the charts. The film has got ensemble star cast of Dr. Mohan Babu, Dr. Rajendar Prasad, Malavika Nair, Bhanu Priya, Shalini Pandey, Divya Vani, Srinivas avasarala and others. Mahanati will also mark the debut of Dulquer Salmaan in Telugu.
Director Naga Ashwin and his team of technicians have put great effort in recreating the glorious period of Telugu Cinema on silver screen. Mahanati is all slated for worldwide grand release on May 9th. Speaking about Mahanati, director Nag Ashwin had said recently, “It’s a celebration of Savitri’s Life. Mahanati in Telugu (Nadigaiyar Thilagam in Tamil) is about the joy and a celebration of the great actor Savitri who ruled the hearts of millions then, now and forever. As a story teller and makers of the film we want people to appreciate her professional talent and being a beautiful mother and a family person, about her association with people who were part of her life from childhood to her passing away.”
While Keerthy Suresh plays the role of Savitri, Dulquer Salmaan plays the role of Gemini Ganesan. 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 handles by Shivam Rao. Kotagiri Venkateshwara Rao has handled the editing part of the film.