Ever since Mahanati's release on May 9th, the movie has been making waves worldwide! The film on its release has garnered rave reviews. Fans, critics, celebs are firstly congratulating Nag Ashwin on his commendable effort. They can't stop applauding the director for bringing alive one of the most iconic actresses' story. Critics are calling it the perfect mix of emotions, drama and tragedy. Considering the reviews, it's no wonder the film has received a whopping 9.4 rating on IMDb. This is a big deal for a Telugu film! Keerthy Suresh who plays Savithri has been applauded by fans and critics for her realistic and graceful portrayal of the actress. Dulquer Salmaan has been highly appreciated for his role as Gemini Ganesan. The actor could not have got a better break in Tollywood. Samantha and Vijay Devarakonda have also received praise for their performances. All in all, Mahanati ahs turned out a winner. With the Tamil version - Nadigaiyar Thilagam releasing tomorrow, fans in Tamil Nadu are looking forward. Mahanati teaser: Keerthy Suresh and Dulquer Salmaan look convincing as Savitri and Gemini Ganesan in this biographical drama – watch video
On the box office front, the movie has got off to a brilliant start! The film has already crossed half a million at the US box office. It's on its way to join the one million club. With the movie getting off to a killer start, can we expect another commercial yet critical success? This film will prove to change the game of Keerthy Suresh who has pulled off this challenging role with such ease and grace, Critics are calling it her best ever. To think this is the first ever biopic on a lead female actress in Tamil and Telugu cinema!
South cinema is slowly warming up to the idea of biopics - with so many in line - NTR, Sye Raa Naramsimha Reddy, YSR Reddy, it's an exciting time in south cinema.
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