Samantha Akkineni, whose credits include Telugu and Tamil films like "Eega", "Mahanati", "Mersal", and "Super Deluxe", also addressed the controversy around "The Family Man".
With 2018 coming to an end, it’s heartening to note that Telugu cinema has had a satisfactory year on two counts.
Gemini Ganesan's daughter Kamala Selvaraj unhappy with 'one-sided' Savitri biopic Nadigaiyar Thilagam
The legendary actor Gemini Ganesan’s daughter, Dr Kamala Selvaraj, isn’t so pleased about how her father was portrayed in the film.
The author talks about how Nag Ashwin's Savitri biopic, Mahanati/Nadigaiyar Thilagam, doubles up as a visual retelling of the history of South Indian cinema.
Keerthy Suresh, the toast of Telugu and Tamil cinema after her stunning performance in last week's release, Mahanati/Nadigaiyar Thilagam, tells us what all the appreciation means to her
In a film about an extramarital affair, an actor’s descent into alcoholism, and the opportunistic nature of people, the biggest shock is perhaps that Nadigaiyar Thilagam (Mahanati in Telugu) marketed
The very idea of Savitri’s biopic is exciting for two reasons -- she was such a legend and never before a story of a famed actor is told onscreen in Telugu cinema.
While Keerthi Suresh has been elected to play Savitri, huge Telugu stars like Samantha Akkineni, Dulquer Salman and Vijay Devarakonda have stepped into supporting roles.
In addition to Telugu and Tamil cinema, Savitri had appeared in Malayalam cinema too. Her debut Malayalam film was Chuzhi (1973).
Felt like I had travelled into a different era: Keerthy Suresh on playing Savitri in 'Nadigaiyar Thilagam'
Keerthy Suresh, who’s reprising the role of iconic yesteryear actor Savithri in the upcoming Nadigaiyar Thilagam, seems to have thoroughly relished the opportunity of slipping into a different era.
Biopics on actors seem to be in vogue. Hindi cinema has Sanju coming up, while Tamil and Telugu cinema has Mahanati /Nadigayar Thilagam, based on Savitri’s life.
The 28-year-old actor, who plays an important role in Mahanati, a biopic on Savitri, shared a poster about her liking for vintage cars and made the cheeky remark much to the dismay of her fans.
With 'Nadigaiyar Thilagam' release date announced, here are 10 facts about actress Mahanati Savitri that you didn't know
The Savitri biopic starring Keerthy Suresh and Samantha which is a trilingual, will hit screens on March 29, 2018.
The movie stars Keerthy Suresh in the lead role.
Based on the life of actress Savitri, 'Mahanati' being made in Telugu and Tamil, marks Dulquer Salmaan's debut in Tollywood.