Ever since Mahanati's release on May 9th, the movie has been a topic of discussion. This biopic on yesteryear actress - Savithri has been applauded for its commendable effort. Social media platforms are flooded with reviews of how it's a fitting tribute to the iconic actress! Fans, critics, celebs can't stop praising Nag Ashwin for bringing to life the wonderful person Savithri was. It was a story that needed to be told and all their efforts have paid off. Apart from Savithri's character, the other characters in the film have turned out equally interesting. Dulquer Salmaan as Gemini Ganesan has also received huge praise for his debut act in Tollywood. Samantha and Vijay Devarakonda have been appreciated for their roles as well. But there's another character that is stealing hearts. This character was an iconic actor of his time and used to be one of Savithri's most popular co-stars! His son is yet another brilliant actor but it's his grand son who is essaying him on screen. We are talking about ANR played by Naga Chaitanya. Whoa! Keerthy Suresh’s Mahanati currently holds a 9.4 rating on IMDb
Nagarjuna has taken to social media to express his envy at his son playing his legendary father. In the video, we couldn't help but notice the uncanny resemblance between Naga Chaitanya and ANR. In fact it has left us wondering who is who! Fans are all praises for the striking resemblance. This movie truly takes you back in time to an era where cinema was defined by these veteran personalities.
The movie has got off to a golden start at the US box office where it has already crossed the half a million mark. The film has also received a whopping 9.4 rating on IMDb. With the Tamil version releasing, excitement around the film is at its peak. Here's hoping Mahanati will pave the way not only for biopics but also for women-centric films.
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