Ever since Mahanati's release on May 9th. the movie has been the talk of the town. "It is a fitting tribute to Savithri" is the common declaration on social media. Fans, celebs, critics can't stop raving about Keerthy Suresh's stellar act as Savithri. In fact it is said that she transforms into the iconic actress effortlessly on the big screen. Dulqer Salmaan has highly been praised for his role as Gemini Ganesan. What a Tollywood debut for the actor! Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Vijay Devarakonda have also been praised for their acts. All in all, the movie has been declared a commendable effort. Mahanati teaser: Keerthy Suresh and Dulquer Salmaan look convincing as Savitri and Gemini Ganesan in this biographical drama – watch video
To add to it, the film has got off to a brilliant start at the box office front. According to lead analyst Rajasekar, the movie haD already raked in $230k at the US box office front few hours into its release. It won't belong before the film joins the one million dollar club. Clearly the movie is set to make a record. This will be yet another women-centric film that creates a mark at the box office after Bhaagamathie. We can't wait!
For those who don't know, the movie has only released in Telugu. The Tamil version - Nadigaiyar Thilagam is yet to hit theatres. As per reports the movie will hit theatres on May 11. Looks like Nadigaiyar Thialagm is heading for a clash with Irumbu Thirai. What makes this clash more interesting - Samantha stars in both of them! While she ahs alreayd received praise for her act in Mashanati, let's see what people have to say about her role in Irumbu Thirai. Considering her current golden streak, we can see the actress have two hits to her credit!
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