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Savithri biopic movie update: The team of Savithri’s biopic wraps up shooting

Image result for mahanati wraps up shootSavithri biopic movie update: Savithri’s biopic (Mahanathi in Telugu and Nadigaiyar Thilagam) has been officially announced to release on May 9th. The makers have wrapped up the shooting of the movie today and announced it on their official Instagram page. 

Keerthy Suresh posted with the below image, “An incredible journey of over an year, gets completed today. I feel emotionally taken aback. Big thanks to @nag_ashwin & @vyjayanthimovies for their trust in me. We all have something proud to look back. Can’t wait to get her at the theatres😊🙏
#MahanatiOnMay9th @nadigaiyarthilagam

Directed by Nag Ashwin, this biopic movie has Keerthy Suresh playing the titular role and Dulquer Salmaan playing Gemini Ganesan. Samantha Akkineni is playing the role of a reporter named Maduravani. The role of Aluri Chakrapani, who helped Savithri achieve fame and recognition through his stories, will be portrayed by Prakash Raj. Similarly, Anushka Shetty is playing the role of deceased actress Bhanumathi, Naga Chaitanya is portraying his grandfather Nageshwar Rao and Mohan Babu is playing the role of S.V. Ranga Rao.

The recent addition to this stellar cast is reported to be Vikram Prabhu, the son of actor Prabhu and grandson of Sivaji Ganesan. Interestingly, Vikram Prabhu will be playing the role of Sivaji, as quoted by few sources. However, this news has not been confirmed by the makers.

The film, which was supposed to release actually on March 30th, has been postponed to May 9th due to the pending VFX works. Recently, an unofficial look from this movie was leaked online. The poster which revealed the looks of Keerthy Suresh and Dulquer Salmaan went viral within a few minutes. Here is the image:


The makers also released an official first look on Keerthy Suresh’s birthday. It partially revealed her look in the movie.

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