The much awaited biopic on yesteryear iconic actress Savitri is titled ‘Mahanati’ and is currently being shot in and around Hyderabad at a brisk pace. The biopic has Keerthy Suresh playing Savitri and Dulquer Salmaan playing Gemini Ganesan, who was Savitri’s husband. Besides Keerthy and Dulquer, ‘Mahanati’ wil also have Samantha Akkineni in important role and the story of the iconic actress will be narrated by the role played by Samantha. The film is being directed by Nag Ashwin and being produced by the prestigious banner Vyjayanthi Movies.
And in an excitement development, the teaser of the ‘Mahanati’ is released by the makers which has Keerthy unveiling the box in the blockbuster film ‘Mayabazar’ in which Savitri played the lead role. The teaser has now raised the expectations around the film and fans of South Indian cinema will be eager to watch the biopic on big screens. The teaser confirms that ‘Mahanati’ will be released on March 29th, 2018.
Besides Dulquer Salmaan, Keerthy Suresh and Samantha Akkineni, ‘Mahanati’ will have some very popular actors playing pivotal roles which includes Prakash Raj, Rajendra Prasad and Mohan Babu among many others. ‘Mahanati’ will portray the rise and fall of Savitri during her highly illustrious career and will also showcase how she became the superstar of South Indian cinema in 60s and 70s. ‘Mahanati’ will be released in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam simultaneously since Savitri has acted in most of the South Indian languages.
Watch the teaser of ‘Mahanati’ starring Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan and Samantha Akkineni here: