The Greatest actress of all times in both Telugu and Tamil cinema, from 1950s-60s, SAVITRI’s biopic titled Mahanati – in Nag Ashwin’s direction – is soon to begin shooting. Spending 31 years in the film industry, Savitri acted in a total of 263 films including Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam languages.
As Women's Day treat, the makers released Mahanati special poster as an ode of respect to women. It has also been announced that Prestigious banner, Vyjayanthi Movies, is associating with Swapna Cinema as Mahanati’s proud presenter.
Two star heroines, Keerthy Suresh and Samantha, are finalized for leading roles. While Keerthy is playing the title role, more details regarding remaining artists, technicians will be announced soon.
Mahanati is being made with a strong script and the general enthusiasm everywhere about the project gives a vibe that this film is going to become a landmark project in the history of Telugu cinema.
In a male dominated film industry, Savitri was a sensational revelation those days. Her aura from 1950 to early 80s is proof of her strong willpower and unflustered commitment. Makers are committed to offer Telugu and Tamil audiences an authentic biopic.