The much-awaited Savitri biopic ‘Mahanati‘, which released on May 9, 2018, is getting applause from all corner. On the box office front, the movie has got off to an amazing start just as expected. It crossed half a million at the US box office. Now, we hear that the film has been given 9.4 rating by Internet Movie Database (IMDb), which is the highest for any Telugu film till date. Isn’t it phenomenal?
Helmed by ‘Yevade Subramanyam’ fame Nag Ashwin, ‘Mahanati’ is a magnum opus period film set in the golden era. With massive set pieces, the film will be unlike anything we’ve explored in Indian cinema. Mahanati, which is a biopic on the veteran Tamil actress Savitri, features Dulquer Salman, Keerthy Suresh, who shot to fame with Tollywood film Nenu Sailaja, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Vijay Deverkonda in the pivotal roles. ALSO READ: Mahanati Movie Review: Keerthy Suresh Delivers A Performance That She Will Be Proud Of For A Long Time
The film, which is being bankrolled by C Ashwini Dutt under the banners Vyjayanthi Movies and Swapna Cinema, 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.