It’s Tamil version, Nadigaiyar Thilagam, was released on 11th May 2018, two days after the release of Telugu movie Mahanati, celebrities have been tweeting to express their feelings and good wishes for the film and praise Keerthy and Dulquer Salmaan for their work. Now the name of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has also been added in the list.
Mahanati team met with AP CM Chandrababu Naidu. The CM Naidu praised the entire cast and crew who worked for Mahanati and he also requested his party leaders to watch the movie. Director Naga Ashwin, Keerthy Suresh, producers Priyanka, Swapna Dutt and Vyjayanthi Movies chief Ashwini Dutt were among those who met the Chief Minister. Kalava Srinivasulu , Woman Commission Chairperson Nannapaneni Rajakumari, MLAs Rajendra Prasad and Vallabhneni Vamsi were also spotted there.
Recently KTR, a minister in government of Telangana also appreciated Mahanati and tweeted, “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.”
The makers of Mahanati have delved deep into the life of Savitri and have brought out the essence, highlighting her rise and fall in the process. The film has other stars like Samantha Akkineni, Vijay Devarakonda, Rajendra Prasad,Tanikella Bharani, Bhanupriya, Shalini Pandey, Mohan Babu, Prakash Raj, Krish, Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Naresh, Sai Madhav Burra, Tanikella Bharani, Tulasi, Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam, Sandeep Vanga and others in supporting role. Mickey J. Meyer has composed the music for the film.