Mahanati Telugu Movie
After the success of his last film Yevade Subramanyam, director Nag Ashwin returns back to Tollywood with his latest directorial venture titled Mahanati. The movie is a biopic of ‘Mahanati’ Savitri (Wife of Gemini Ganesan), who was a south Indian actress, active during 1960’s and the film features Keerthi Suresh, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Mollywood youth icon Dulquer Salmaan in lead roles.
Hit maker Nag Ashwin made his debut in direction through the film Yevade Subramanyam which was released in 2011. He became popular among the audience from his debut venture. He entered into industry as an assistant director through the film Leader, which was directed by Sekhar Kammula and released in 2010, he also assisted in the film Life Is Beautiful in the year 2012.
Ashwin spent many months by referring the journals and books about Savitri to recreate her life. He goes through the almost all part of her life by the reference, her acting career, life after marriage, and the issues happened in her life.
In this bilingual film (Simultaneously in Tamil and Telugu) Dulquer Salman plays the role of Savitri’s husband Gemini Ganesan. This bilingual film helped him to enter into Tollywood. He turned to this venture after the commercial success of Comrade In America directed by Amal Neerad.
Keerthy Suresh plays the role of Savitri. She was last spotted in the Tamil movie Paambhu Sattai. She gains her body weight for maintaining the physical transformation to play the character. It is for the first time Keerthi and Dulquer hands together for a movie and the expectations are on sky high for his this new upcoming film.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu handles the role of a journalist and the story of Savitri narrates by the view of her character. Her last venture Janatha Garage with Jr. NTR was a huge success in box office. Samantha is going through the best time of her career. She has some exciting projects in her kitty, including movies like Mersal, Annethi Kathaigal, Irumbu Thirai, Rangasthalam 1985 etc.
Mahanati is produced under the banner of Vyjayanthi Movies. The first look poster was released on this International Women’s Day (March 8). Rest of the cast details are not yet finalized. More details regarding the movie will be out soon.
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