Positive reviews are pouring in for the Savitri biopic Mahanati which released on Wednesday. A fan said on Twitter that he is now searching for old movies of Savitri on YouTube. In the film Dulquer essayed the role of popular yesteryear Tamil actor Gemini Ganesan. Dulquer Salmaan and Keerthy Suresh's performances are being widely appreciated.
The film releases in over 150 screens in the U.S. the United States alone and it collected $303,456 at the USA box office in the premiere shows.
Mahanati titled Nadigaiyar Thilagam in Tamil released on 9th May 2018.
The grandly envisaged, lavishly packaged period drama that delineates Savitri's rise to stardom will take the audience through carious stages of Savtiri's life from childhood to old age.
Samantha, Dulquer Salman, and Vijay Devarakonda are to be seen in pivotal roles along with Prakash Raj, Mohan Babu, Krish Jagarlamudi, Avasarala Srinivas, Shalini Pandey. Directed by Nag Ashwin and jointly produced by Priyanka Dutt and Swapna Dutt, the film is a biopic on late legendary actress Savitri. She then went on to star in several movies in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and even Hindi. Mahanati is helmed by "Yevade Subramanyam" director Nag Aswin. Director of Photography is Spanish technician Dani Sanchez-Lopez while the music for the film has been composed by Mickey J Meyer.