Amala Paul was the first choice for Mahanati

Amala Paul
Amala Paul

Amala Paul is currently busy in the promotional activities of her upcoming bold drama Aadai/Aame, which is a bilingual movie and gearing up for grand release on 19th July 2019.  Recently during the media interaction, Amala Paul revealed an interesting information that she was the first choice of makers to play the role of Savitri in Mahanti.

It is known news that Keerthy Suresh essayed the role of  Savitri, the south Indian Legendary actress, in Nag Ashwin’ directorial venture Mahanati. Amala Paul revealed that she couldn’t take up  Mahanati due to personal issues.

She added “When the makers of Mahanati offered me the role, I was facing some personal issues then and that’s why I couldn’t  accept Mahanati.” Amala Paul further said, “But it’s true that I was the first one to be approached by Mahanati makers to play to role of  Savitri.”

Though she actress has missed golden opportunity to play Mahanati on the screen but she is confident on her upcoming project AAdai/ Aaame, which is directed by Rathna Kumar of Meyaadha Maan fame. Apart from her, the film has Vivek Prasanna, Bijili Ramesh and Sarithran in crucial roles. The movie is  produced by Viji Subramaniyan of V Studios.

Earlier it was also heard that Mahanati was first offered to curly haired beauty Nithya Menen. But she rejected the offer.