Director Nag Ashwin’s upcoming biopic ‘Mahanati,’ based on the life and legacy of legendary actress Savitri is looked upon with curiosity ever since it went on floors. Keerthy Suresh is playing the titular role whereas Samantha Akkineni will be seen playing a journalist. The films shooting is progressing at a brisk pace. Today the makers have released the look of Prakash Raj, who will be essaying the role of Alluri Chakrapani in the film. By revealing his get up in the movie, the makers shared this pic on the official twitter handle of Vyjayanthi Movies, “Tough to get him on sets. but once here, no Caravan, no playback, no break. #legendary #prakashRaj #somuchtolearn #mahanatisets.”
Coming on the pic, Prakash Raj is seen sitting in the studio of Vauhini. ‘Mahanati’ is being bankrolled under the banner of Vyjayanthi Movies. The film has other stars Dulquer Salmaan, Anushka Shetty, Vijay Deverakonda, Mohan Babu, Shalini Pandey, Prakash Raj, Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam and Malavika Nair in supporting role.
A very popular actor of her times, Savitri has acted in various languages including Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada. She was honoured with several awards in her career for her exemplary performance on the silver screens including the Rashtrapati Award, the Nandi Award, Kalaimamani, and the titles Mahanati Savitri, and Nadigayar Thilakam.