Actress Savithri’s biopic is being made in Tamil as Nadigaiyar Thilagam and in Telugu as Mahanati. This Nag Ashwin directed movie is based on the life of Savithri, who ruled the film industry of Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam in the 1950s and 60s. Hence, expectations have been very high for this movie right from the day of its announcement.
Keerthy Suresh is portraying the role of Savithri, while Dulquer Salmaan has been cast in the role of actor Gemini Ganesan. Samantha Akkineni is playing the role of a reporter named Madhuravani (B.A Gold Medal), whose first look poster was released recently. Arjun Reddy fame Vijay Deverakonda is paired opposite her, while Shalini Pandey is playing the role of Savithri’s friend Jamuna. Samantha’s husband and actor Naga Chaitanya is portraying the role of Akkineni Nageshwar Rao. This movie is being jointly produced by Vyjayanthi Movies and Swapan Cinema.
Mickey J. Meyer is composing the music and Dani Sanchez-Lopez is handling the cinematography. The movie is all set to have a grand release on May 9th and the post-production work is progressing in a brisk pace. Recent official news is the first look poster of Vijay Deverakonda’s character (Vijay Anthony) has been released by the makers of the movie. This poster has received wide appreciation from fans and audience alike.