Mahanati will see Keerthy Suresh reprise the role of Savitri while Dulquer Salmaan will play the role of Gemini Ganesan. Naga Chaitanya will be seen as his superstar grandfather Akkineni Nageswara Rao. The film has a host of other stars such as Samantha Akkineni, Vijay Deverakonda, Shalini Pandey and Prakash Raj among others. Directed by Nag Ashwin, the film has already earned lots of love from the Telugu audience in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Mahanti releases today across India.
The biopic of the legendary actor Savitri has been dubbed and released in Tamil as Nadigaiyar Thilagam. The moniker was given to Savitri for her incredible acting prowess, placing her on par with another versatile thespian Shivaji Ganesan.