Mahanati is undoubtedly one among the most awaited films that will release during this summer. The movie is the biopic of legendary actress Savitri which is directed by Nag Ashwin. Keerthy Suresh has been locked to play Savitri on screen after an intense search. Dulquer Salman, Vijay Devarakonda and Samantha played other pivotal roles in Mahanati which has been made on a massive budget. Mohan Babu, Prakash Raj will be seen in extended cameos.
The latest news we hear is that Keerthy Suresh took the highest ever remuneration in her career to play the legendary actress Savitri. The makers paid Rs 1.5 crores for the film which is huge. She dedicated one complete year and she underwent physical transformation for the assigned role. Keerthy Suresh even dubbed herself for Mahanati for the first time. The film is hitting the screens on May 9th and is produced by Swapna Dutt, Priyanka Dutt.