The upcoming biopic on the legendary actor Savitri called Mahanati has been gathering steam ever since it was announced. Keerthy Suresh, who plays the lead role, has been in limelight since. Earlier it was also heard that she was not the first choice for the role. Another popular face Samantha Akkineni, who recently got married to Naga Chaitanya, was the original choice.
Malayalam top star Dulquer Salmaan will be playing Gemini Ganesan, Savitri’s husband. The entire shoot of the film has been already wrapped up and currently it is in post production stage. The teaser of Mahanti will be released today on 14th April 2018. So everyone is waiting for the arrival of teaser. And to make the wait for it more exciting, the makers released a poster of Mahanati which has Keerthy Suresh in it. Keerthy Suresh’s resemblance to Savitri is unbelievable in the poster and it’s very hard to find any major difference. The makers have taken utmost care in getting the look of Keerthy Suresh as Savtiri.
The retro looks of Samantha Akkineni as Madhruvani and Vijay Devarakonda as Vijay Antony are already out. The upcoming biopic is helmed by Nag Ashwin and produced by Swapna Cinema. The film is scheduled to hit the theaters on 9th May.