Nagarjuna Akkineni Comments: Mahanati– the biopic of legendary actress Savitri, directed by Nag Ashwin, which has hit the theaters yesterday in a very grand manner, is receiving lot of applause by the movie lovers. Social media platforms are flooded with reviews of how it’s a fitting tribute to the legendary actress. Akkineni Naga Chaitanya played the role of his grandfather ANR (Akkineni Nageswara Rao) in Mahanati. Not only Keerthy Suresh, but Naga Chaitanya also won million of hearts. King Nagarjuna took to Twitter to express his envy at his son Naga Chaitanya playing his legendary father ANR, he wrote, “Am today a proud father and a jealous son. I never played my father legendary #ANR Garu. But, I am overwhelmed and very happy to present to you all, Chay as ANR in #Mahanati #ANRliveson.”
Nagarjuna Akkineni also shared the link of a video on his Twitter. In this video, Akkineni Naga Chaitanya looks like ANR. Everyone noticed the uncanny resemblance between Akkineni Nageswara Rao and Naga Chaitanya.
From SS Rajamouli to KTR, everyone is in awe of the Keerthy Suresh, who brought back life into the legendary actress Savitri in the biopic. The movie Mahanati charts the rise and downfall of the Savitri and Keerthy Suresh looks every bit of her. Dulquer Salmaan who played as Gemini Ganesan, has also received huge praise for his debut act in Tollywood. Samantha Akkineni and Vijay Devarakonda played journalist and they have been appreciated for their characters.
Savitri and ANR was a hit pair on the big screen. They worked together for several movies like ‘Devadas’ and ‘Mayabazaar.