"Yevade Subramanyam" Nag Ashwin's second film director who is titled "Mahanati Savitri" is a biopic on the life of the legendary actress Savitri. Nag Ashwin spent the last six months researching the facts about actor Savitri. He would have read many articles and books, would meet old journalists and actors to get all the right facts.
Although the creators of the film are still to officially announce it, sources say that the producers of the film are in talks with Samantha to launch it in the film. Nag Ashwin had given the narrative scenario to the actor and Samantha is still giving his decision. According to earlier sources, Nithya Menen will play the role of Savitri. Let's wait for the creators to announce the casting of the film.
Recently, a popular daily newspaper asked Nag Ashwin why he specifically chose Savitri and not any other popular actress. Ashwin replied, "There have been countless actresses in the last 80 years in the Telugu cinema, but none has won the Mahanati title, and even today it has been booked only for Savitri"
Actress Savitri is a multi-faceted artist. She is not only a talented actress but also a talented director, producer, singer and dancer in the 1960s. She has appeared in numerous films in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi. Even today, it is considered one of the best actors of the film industry of the South.