South Film industry legendary actress Mahanati Savitri biopic titled “Mahanati” shooting is progressing in brisk space. Sizzling beauty Keerthi Suresh is playing the title role of Savitri Garu and tempting beauty Samantha is playing filmy journalist role in the film.
It is revealed long ago by makers that the film has been narrated by Samantha in her version as senior film journalist who belongs to 1980’s. It is also known Malayam actor Dulquer Salmaan who mesmerised Telugu audience with Mani Ratnam’s “Ok Bangaram” is playing the role of legendary Tamil actor Gemini Ganesan in this film.
Today, Dulquer Salmaan is celebrating his birthday, on this occasion, Mahanati team has given a sweet surprise to this birthday boy. Mahanati movie team has revealed the first look of Dulquer Salmaan as legend Gemini Ganesan from the film.
An elated Dulquer shared the picture on Twitter his official twitter page and thanked the movie team He tweeted, “Such a lovely surprise from Team #Mahanati !! Thanks, Nagi, Swapna, Priyanka, the wonderful Ashwini Garu and everyone from the film !!”
Nag Ashwin who made a successful debut with Nani’s Yevade Subrahmanyam is directing this prestigious film. It is said that Nag Ashwin has conducted some extensive research on Late Savitri Garu life. He even met several artists who worked with the actress during her prime and some of her friends who are at her side when she left this mortal World. Savitri will be a magnum opus period film set in the golden era and will have huge sets erected.
The film is going to be produced by Vyjayanthi Movies and it will be simultaneously made in Telugu and Tamil. Mahanati is very important for Veteran Producer Aswini Dutt who is making a comeback to Film Production after a very long time. Dutt had decided to continue production only if the movie goes on to become a big hit. Aswini Dutt daughters will, however, continue doing films. Watch this space for more updates on Mahanati.