Mahanati Movie Review

Mahanati Movie Review

Young and promising director Nag Ashwin took years to research about the life story of legendary actress Savitri. Keerthy Suresh has been roped in to play the lead role as Savitri in the movie. Made on a massive budget, Mahanati is releasing today across the globe. Samantha, Dulquer Salman and Vijay Devarakonda have been assigned other prominent roles in Mahanati. Bankrolled by Vyjayanthi Movies and Swapna Cinema, Mahanati has a list of proved actors playing interesting roles. Here is the complete review of Mahanati:



Mahanati is the life story of the legendary actress Savitri. Keerthy Suresh has been asked to reprise the role of the legendary actress on screen and Dulquer Salman, Samantha, Vijay Devarakonda played other pivotal roles. With lot of interesting cameos, Mahanati narrates the important aspects that happened in the life of Savitri. The narration starts from her childhood to her last breath and the process of Savitri emerging as a superstar. Here is the complete review of Mahanati:




Keerthy Suresh as Mahanati

Nag Ashwin’s directorial abilities

Grand production values

First Half

Emotional connect and climax

Art Work and Music



Slow second half

Lack of commercial elements

Limited appeal



Keerthy Suresh shines with perfection in the role of Mahanati. Her hard work has been completely visible on screen and she has been flawless in each and every frame of the film. Keerthy Suresh deserves awards for her stellar performances in the film. Samantha is other highlight of the film and she bonds emotionally with the audience. She has been stupendous in the climax episodes. Dulquer Salman is a treat and he has been perfect as Gemini Ganesan. All the other actors have been perfect in the assignments.


The story of Mahanati has been derived from the life story of legendary actress Savitri. The screenplay and the dialogues elevate the film well. The music and the background score have been completely apt. Exciting cast, emotional drama and Nag Ashwin’s top notch direction are the major assets of Mahanati. The cinematography of Mahanati is an asset and the production values look grand and lavish.



Nag Ashwin’s second outing Mahanati is a treat to watch and makes it a perfect biopic that narrates the important aspects of the life story of the legendary actress Savitri. A must watch for those who admire Savitri.


Rating: 3.25/5


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