Savitri

Jyotirao Phule-Savitribai Phule film to star Pratik, Patralekhaa

The Hindi film, titled Phule, will be written and directed by Ananth Narayan Mahadevan.

published on : 12th April 2022

Pratik Gandhi, Patralekhaa to star in Jyotirao Phule-Savitribai Phule biopic

The first look of "Phule" featuring the "Scam 1992" star and Patralekhaa, was released on Jyotirao Phule's 195th birth anniversary.

published on : 11th April 2022

Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit named JNU’s first woman vice-chancellor

Pandit is currently a Political Science professor at Department of Politics and Public Administration, Savitribai Phule University in Maharashtra.

published on : 7th February 2022

Plan to shift Ranade Institute's journalism courses to SPPU campus dropped: Uday Samant

The plan to shift journalism courses currently being taught at Ranade Institute here to the campus of the SPPU has been canceled.

published on : 14th August 2021

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

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

I could have easily made two films about Savitri: 'Mahanati' director Nag Ashwin

...says director Nag Ashwin, who talks at length about this week’s release, Nadigaiyar Thilagam/Mahanati, and the challenges behind its making.

published on : 8th 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

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

Samantha finishes shooting for Nadigaiyar Thilagam

Samantha has completed shooting her portions for the Tamil-Telugu bilingual, Mahanati aka Nadigaiyar Thilagam, a biopic of legendary actor Savitri.

published on : 20th March 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

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