I'm just an actor who wants to excel: Samantha Akkineni

Samantha Akkineni, whose credits include Telugu and Tamil films like "Eega", "Mahanati", "Mersal", and "Super Deluxe", also addressed the controversy around "The Family Man".

published on : 25th August 2021

Year in review: Telugu cinema of 2018

With 2018 coming to an end, it’s heartening to note that Telugu cinema has had a satisfactory year on two counts.

published on : 29th December 2018

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.

published on : 18th May 2018

Nadigaiyar Thilagam/ Mahanati: An ode not just to Savitri, but to South Indian cinema itself

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.

published on : 16th May 2018

The Keerthy Suresh interview: 'I can never be Savitri amma completely'

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

published on : 15th May 2018

'Nadigaiyar Thilagam' movie review: A well-made biopic that’s in love with its subject

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

published on : 12th May 2018

Mahanati review: An emotional masterpiece

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.

published on : 9th May 2018

Biopic on legendary actress Savitri promises to break box office records

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.  

published on : 9th May 2018

Savitri Biopic Mahanati to hit Kerala Screens on May 11

In addition to Telugu and Tamil cinema, Savitri had appeared in Malayalam cinema too. Her debut Malayalam film was Chuzhi (1973).

published on : 7th May 2018

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.

published on : 1st May 2018

With 'Nadigayar Thilagam', 'Sanju' and more, it's the season of biopics

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.

published on : 30th April 2018

Vijay Deverakonda refuses to apologise for calling late actress Savitri 'a cool chick'

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.

published on : 24th April 2018

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.

published on : 8th December 2017

New additions to Dulquer Salmaan's Telugu debut Mahanati

The movie stars Keerthy Suresh in the lead role.

published on : 18th September 2017

Dulquer Salmaan won't mimic Gemini Ganesan in Mahanati, says Nag Ashwin

Based on the life of actress Savitri, 'Mahanati' being made in Telugu and Tamil, marks Dulquer Salmaan's debut in Tollywood.

published on : 30th July 2017