Nag Ashwin's Mahanati, a biopic on legendary actress Savitri is becoming the talk of the southern film industry. Film already has a star studded cast of Keerthy Suresh, Dulqer Salman, Samantha, Vijay Devarakonda, Pragya Jaiswal and Prakash Raj in important roles. Now it is coming out that Mahanati is all set to have hot sensation. Inside talk is Shalini Pandey who created sensation with her hot and bold role in her debut film Arjun Reddy is playing important role in the film. A source shares “While the main cast has been finalised, all the others will play important characters and cameos in the biopic,” Inside talk is even Malavika Nair is playing key role. Vijay Devarakonda in a chat show with Shalini revealed the same surprising everyone. In the meantime Shalini who is flooded with offers says, “Yes, I am a bit under pressure now to live up to the positive start and to choose my next film wisely. I know there’ll be expectations not just from others, but from myself too. I don’t want to do anything that’ll make me regret later.” As such while Samantha is playing the role of a journalist, Keerthy Suresh and Dulqer Salman are playing Savitri and Gemini Ganeshan's roles. Prakash Raj is playing the role of the producer Aluri Chakrapatni.