Yevade Subramanyam fame Director Nag Ashwin to helm a Telugu-Tamil bilingual biopic on Legendary actress Savitri .The film has been titled Mahanati.
Born on January 4, 1936, Savitri made her acting debut in 1950 Telugu-Tamil drama Samarasam and has many classics Devadasu, Missamma, Pennin Perumai, Pasa Malar, Bhale Ramudu, Thodi Kodallu, Mayabazaar and Gundamma Katha.
No other heroine in past 80 years has earned “Mahanati” title, which tells Savitri’s stature in acting. Ashwin has worked for six month to explore about her . He believes that her biopic would be very intertsing and emotional . Her honesty and disciple would be guide for present actors. But who would be Ashwin’s “Mahanati” , is till a suspense.