Keerthy Suresh played the titular role whereas Malayalam star Dulquer Salmaan as Gemini Ganesan. Mahanati has huge star cast including Samantha Akkineni, Vijay Devarakonda, Mohan Babu, Prakash Raj, Shalini Pandey and others. Mahanati is helmed by Yevade Subramanyam fame director Nag Ashwin and the film has hit the theaters yesterday.
After watching Mahanati, KTR wrote on the wall of Twitter, “What an incredible movie!! Truly blown away by #Mahanati@KeerthyOfficial just lived the role, Stunning performance
My Compliments to outstanding direction by Nag Ashwin, Swapna and terrific performances by @Samanthaprabhu2 @dulQuer @TheDeverakonda @chay_akkineni”
Other celebrities have also showered praises on the film.
Rajamouli, “Keerthi Suresh’s potrayal of Savitri garu is one of the finest performances I’ve ever seen. It is not just imitating. She brought the legendry actress back to life. Dulqueer Salmaan is absolutely fantastic. I am his fan now.
Congratulations Nag Ashwin and Swapna. Your belief, persistence and determination are remarkable.
Vamshi Paidipally, “#Mahanati @SwapnaCinema..A Big Shout for the whole team of this Epic..#NagAshwin Thank You Nagi for making this film. Savitri garu is always Eternal and You made Her much more Eternal..Have no words to explain Your Research,Your writing,Your screenplay & Your Direction. RESPECT”
Brahmaji, “#Mahaanati saavitri amma @KeerthyOfficial meeku paadabhivandanam..
Maduravaani @Samanthaprabhu2 ..nannu edipinchaav..Big s
Nd thank u @SwapnaCinema
Adivi Sesh, “Been Hearing brilliant things about #Mahanati When a movie stirs so much passion, it makes people respect cinema so much more. Cant wait to get back from my outdoor shoot and watch. This is why I love movies”
Samantha Ruth Prabhu, “”I am very proud to have played a small part in this CLASSIC ️ Thankyou @nagashwin7 for Madhuravani .. #Mahanati @KeerthyOfficial you were just Outstanding !! Much love to my producers @VyjayanthiFilms and @TheDeverakonda @dulQuer . #TeamMahanati,” tweeted Samantha Ruth Prabhu.”
Atlee, “#Mahanathi classic ,emotional inspirational bio epic of savithri Amma @KeerthyOfficial brought back the legendary actress hats off espl Mayabazar dance @Samanthaprabhu2 Thambi u rocked , congrats to whole team & Spl Thx to @VyjayanthiFilms for this unforgettable classic ….”