Much adored Malayalam actor Dulquer Salmaan has been surprised by the makers of Mahanati on his birthday (July 28, 1986). His look as Gemini Ganesan from the film was released earlier today. Yes, Dulquer is essaying the role of Gemini Ganesan in the Savitri biopic Mahanati. Vyjayanthi Films (Film’s production house) took to Twitter to post a picture and wrote, Wishing a very Happy Birthday to our Kadhal Mannan, The King of Romance @dulQuer !!! #GeminiGanesh #HappyBirthdayDulquer #Mahanati #మహానటి”.” Also Read - It's a Girl For Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli! From Alia Bhatt To Sania Mirza, Celebs Pour In Their Congratulations!

Overwhelmed by this surprise, the actor also took to Twitter to repost the picture and thank the director, cast and crew. He captioned the picture as, “Such a lovely surprise from Team #Mahanati !! Thanks Nagi, Swapna, Priyanka, the wonderful Ashwini Garu and everyone from the film !!” Also Read - Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s Floral Embroidered Jumpsuit is A Perfect Pick for Your Next Festive Gathering

Mahanati, the movie which is a biopic on the veteran Tamil actress Savitri, is helmed by ‘Yevade Subramanyam fame Nag Ashwin. Besides, Dulquer, the film also features Keerthy Suresh, who shot to fame with Tollywood film Nenu Sailaja, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Vijay Deverkonda in the pivotal roles. While Keerthy will portray the role of popular veteran actor Savitri, her story will be narrated through the eyes of Samantha. Also Read - Happy Birthday Dulquer Salmaan: 10 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Mollywood Hunk

Well, the poster says ‘Kadhal Mannan’ which means ‘the king of love’. This has been the nickname of the veteran actor Gemini Ganesan for his romantic roles in the films. The movie will also be released in Tamil, titled as Nadigayar Thilakam Savitri, which will feature the same cast. Also, the film could be dubbed in Malayalam. According to reports, the makers are in talks with Nivin Pauly to play the male lead for the film.