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"Mahanati", the Indian biographical film written and directed by Nag Ashwin, is based on the life of South Indian actress Savitri. who appeared mainly in Telugu and Tamil language films, but also worked in Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi language films. She was also the recipient of the Rashtrapati Award and was honoured at the International Film Festival of India.
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"Mahanati" has been filmed simultaneously in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam languages and also stars Dulquer Salmaan and Samantha Akkineni in the lead roles.
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Presented by Vyjayanthi Movies and produced by Priyanka Dutt of Swapna Cinema, the trilingual film is slated for release on May 9 across India and global theatres.
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The film's soundtrack album and background score were composed by Mickey J. Meyer.
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Keerthy Suresh and Dulquer Salmaan's Mahanati stills.