The much-awaited Savitri biopic, titled Nadigaiyar Thilagam in Tamil and Mahanati in Telugu finally started rolling today. The shooting for the film is happening in Rama Krishna Studios Hyderabad where a special set has been erected.
Directed by Nag Ashwin of Yevade Subramanyam fame, the movie features Keerthy Suresh in the role of Savitri and Samantha as a journalist, through whom the story will be narrated.
Produced by Ashwini Dutt under Vyjayanti movie banner, the film will see Dulquer Salman play the role of Gemini Ganesan. The film will be released in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam simultaneously.