South Indian films have been doing exceptionally well in the past few years owing to it’s content and star power. This year too south Indian cinemas has already set the bar high with blockbuster hits like Bharat Ane Nenu, Rangasthalam, and so many more. Telugu films especially has caught the eye of film lovers all over the world. One such film considered to be the most-awaited one is Mahanati.
Based on the life of the legendary actress Savitri, Mahanati stars Keerthy Suresh, Samantha Akkineni, Dulquer Salmaan, Vijay Deverakonda. Keerthy Suresh will be playing the role of Savitri while actor Dulquer Salmaan will be playing the role of Gemini Ganeshan. A film by Ashwin Nag, Mahanati will give an inside look into the life of the screen goddess who everyone loved. The film will depict the rise and fall of the diva. The movie marks the director’s second venture after the success of Yevvade Subramanyan.
The film will also be released in Tamil as Nadigaiyar Thilagam. The Tamil Nadu theatrical rights for the Tamil version, Nadigaiyar Thilagam, have been secured by Trident Arts Ravindran who are known for releasing 2017 hits such as Vikram Vedha and Aramm. Mahanati audio launch was a grand affair that saw industry biggies like Jr. NTR.
The film gained a lot of interest due to its retro look, the actors looked the part in the posters and teasers that have been released so far. Naga Chaitanya Akkineni and Anushka Shetty will be making special appearance in the film which has made Mahanati into one of the most-awaited films of south Indian cinema in 2018, don’t you think?