The crew of the bilingual Tamil-Telugu Nadigaiyar Thilagam (Mahanati in Telugu), a biopic on the life and times of one of the most beautiful and talented actresses in Kollywood – Savitri, has announced that it had completed the film’s shoot. The shoot’s culmination was marked by paying of tribute to the late actress by actress Keerthy Suresh (who plays Savitri in the film) by offering flowers.
Dulquer Salmaan plays ‘Gemini Ganesan’ in the film which also has Samantha in a pivotal role. Keerthy Suresh has gone on record on her Twitter account stating that the film’s shoot had been wrapped up.
“The unbelievable journey which lasted for more than a year has come to an end; I feel very emotional. I’m very thankful to director Nag Ashwin and producer Vaijayanthi Films for reposing faith in me to play the lead role in the film. I’m eagerly looking forward to watching the film on-screen,” Keerthy’s tweets said. Samantha plays a journalist in the film which has Prakash Raj in a very prominent role.
Keerthy had also posted a picture of her performing ‘pooja’ to a huge portrait of the late actress Savitri. The film is to release in theatres on 09th May.