Mahanati, the biopic of South Indian Legendary actress Savitri, in which Keerthy Suresh played the female lead role, is going to Shanghai. According to the latest update, Mahanati ihas been selected for the 22nd edition of Shanghai International Film Festival. This event is scheduled for 15th June to 24th June.
Mahanati is directed by Nag Ashwin and is bankrolled by C. Ashwini Dutt, Swapna Dutt and Priyanka Dutt under the banners Vyjayanthi Movies and Swapna Cinema and made simultaneously in Telugu and Tamil.Mahanati was released on 9th May last year and ran 50 days in many centers. Now Mahanati is going to be screen in Shanghai International Film Festival. As per the reports, Mahanati is also the front-runner in grabbing a National Award in the Best Regional Film Category.
Keerthy Suresh starrer Mahanati got selected in ‘International Panorama’ category and is the only Indian film to get an opportunity at this festival.
The film director Naga Ashwin has confirmed this news by saying that Savitri’s story Mahanati is headed to China with the Shanghai International Film Festival. He wrote on microblogging page, “Privileged to take our Savitri garu to China. Quite confident she will steal their hearts as well.. #mahanati.” (sic)