Actress Keerthy Suresh has got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to essay the role of legendary actress Savitri in her biopic titled Mahanati.
Ever since Keerthy was chosen to reprise Savitri’s role, a lot of people trolled the actress citing that she won’t be able to do justice to the character.
Keerthy Suresh said at an event, “After the film releases, even those who trolled me will appreciate my performance.”
A Deccan Chronicle report states that Keerthy had to put on weight and shed a few kilos to play Savitri in different phases of her career.
Mahanati, titled Nadigaiyar Thilagam in Tamil, is an upcoming 2018 Indian Telugu-Tamil biographical film, based on the life of legendary South Indian actress Savitri, produced by C. Ashwini Dutt onVyjayanthi Movies banner and directed by Nag Ashwin. Starring Keerthi Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan, Samantha Akkineni and Vijay Devarakonda in the lead roles, the ensemble cast also includes Naga Chaitanya, Anushka Shetty,Mohan Babu and Prakash Raj in other major roles, and is set to release on 9 May 2018.
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