Keerthy Suresh promises Mahanati will be a non-fictional account of Savitri’s life

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Keerthy has already surprised everyone with her Savitri makeover. She also revealed a lot of effort from the director, costume designer and makeup artists have gone into getting her look right for the role. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd She noted that the makers have tried to present an honest account of Savitri’s life through Mahanati (Nadigaiyar Thilagam in Tamil). The film will release in Telugu and Tamil simultaneously worldwide on May 9. Mahanti is helmed by Nag Ashwin who enlisted the help of Savitri’s daughter Vijaya Chamundeswari in the process of scripting. 2018-05-01T14:28:45+05:30″>
Updated: May 1, 2018 2:28:45 pm

Keerthy Suresh starrer Mahanati, the biopic on Savitri, also stars Samantha Akkineni and Dulquer Salmaan. In fact, Keerthy herself had doubts about the project. It was only Nagi (Nag Ashwin, director) who had convinced me saying that this film would be an account of Savitri’s life, and there would not be any fictional air to it,” she said, according to a News Minute report. “At first, I was extremely skeptical about whether I could portray the life of such a legendary actress on screen successfully.