Keerthy Suresh and Samantha Akkineni (Ruth Prabhu) starrer upcoming bi-lingual film Mahanati, the biopic on Savitri, which is titled in Tamil as Nadigaiyar Thilagam has been confirmed to hit the screens on 29th March, 2018. The makers have confirmed this news yesterday when they released a motion poster unveiling the title logo to commemorate the birth anniversary of Savitri, the legendary actress who once ruled the roost in south Indian film industries.
Dulquer Salmaan will be seen as Gemini Ganesan, who was married to Savitri. Recently during the media interaction, the director Nag Ashwin spoke about casting Dulquer as Gemini Ganesan and said, “Dulquer Salmaan’s character of Gemini Ganesan will not merely be on how the legend will be perceived today based on his work and his image. The character goes beyond the physical resemblance, in understanding the veteran on a more emotional level.” The film also stars Vijay Deverakonda, Shalini Pandey, director Krish and Prakash Raj in crucial roles.
Produced by Vyjayanthi Movies, the film is on the verge of completion. The makers are planning to wrap up the entire shoot before the first week of January, including all the patchwork portions.
According to inside reports Mega Power Star Ram Charan and Samantha’s village based drama Rangasthalam 1985 will also hit the theaters on 29th March. It looks like senior producer Aswini Dutt locks horns with Ram Charan.