Mahanati, a film directed by Nag Ashwin has transported Telugu and Tamil audience back to actress Savitri era where she ruled the entire film fraternity with her performance in movies. The film has again brought the actress back to life with Keerthy Suresh playing the title role in the film. Mahanati has been receiving an overwhelming response from the audience from across the world. From film critics to the audience, messages of appreciation have been pouring in for the film on Twitter lauding Keerthy Suresh's acting and the director's determination for making the movie, most people are calling the work a masterpiece.
It's been few decades since people forgot the actress, and her fame and many of them learnt about the actress's life only after watching the movie. A campaign is also running on social media site Twitter praising the late actress Savitri and her contribution to Indian cinema.
Mahanati has been made in honour of Savitri and Keerthy Suresh has nailed the character. Dulquer Salman as Gemini Ganesan and Samantha as journalist also have done justice to the movie with their acting skills. Thanks to Nag Ashwin for choosing such a script and making it into a blockbuster hit.
The film also features Rajendra Prasad, Naga Chaitanya, Shalini Pandey, Vijay Deverakonda and Mohan Babu in key roles.