Release date: 9th -may -2018
Starring: Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan, Samantha, Vijay Deverakonda, Naga Chaitanya.
Director: Nag Ashwin
Producers: Priyanka Dutt, Swapna Dutt
Music Director: Mickey J. Meyer
Mahanati movie would be the first biopic movie about a star actress. The movie Mahanati is a true story of a legendary actress Savitri who ruled south Indian film industry for more than two decades in the 50s and 60s. finally, the biopic on Savitri is ready to hit the screens on May 9th-2018.
Mahanati Movie starts in 1980s Prajavani newspaper where the editor of the newspaper assigning tasks to the reports. Madhuravani (Samantha) reporter cum journalist is assigned to write on Actress Savitri (Keerthy Suresh) who is in the coma.
Maduravani thoughts that it is useless to her career but later realizes about the actress goodness and greatness and starts finding the true story of mahanati.Thus the story starts in flashback from the childhood of Savitri and how she was motivated towards films and become a top actress in 50s and 60s.
Rest of the movie was picturized with the real obstacles that the legendary actress faced in her real life and how she was addicted to alcohol. the movie ends up with the death of Mahanati Savitri.
All the movie credit should be delivered to director Nag Ashwin for selecting exact casts in movie mainly choosing Keerthy Suresh looks like a replica of Savitri in the movie.
Fantastic performance from both young stars Keerthi Suresh and dulquer Salman they have lived in the entire movie.
Production values, Cinematography and story narration are excellent.
Mickey J Meyer’s music is another plus point to the movie.
The audience who are aware of legendary actress Savitri will definitely connect with the movie but others will find this as a normal story of a top actress in late 60s.
Mahanati is not just a story about the rise and fall of a legendary actress Savitri. Mahanati movie also covered milestones in Telugu film industry in the 1950s and 60s. The Difference in the personal and professional career of Savitri is picturised perfectly in the movie. The movie covered few real problems that mahanati Savitri has faced in her life. Movies like Mahanati are very rare in the film industry must watch every one.