Tollywood’s upcoming ambitious venture titled ‘Mahanati’ is a biopic on the actress Savitri. The Tamil-Telugu bilingual boasts of names such as Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan, Samantha Akkineni, Vijay Deverakonda, Prakash Raj and Mohan Babu in pivotal roles. The titular role is played by Keerthy Suresh, while, Dulquer Salmaan will don the role of Gemini Ganesan, Savitri’s husband.
Recent news confirmed that another leading star has been included as part of the ambitious venture. Naga Chaitanya will be reprising the role of his grandfather Akkineni Nageswara Rao, the iconic actor, well-known for his onscreen chemistry with Savitri. The chemistry between the hit-pair shone in films like ‘Devadas’ and ‘Mayabazaar’.
The movie is expected to hit the screens on March 31.