A biopic of the late famous actress Savithiri is being produced in Tamil and Telugu. In Tamil the film has been titled as Nadigaiar Thilagam and in Telugu, it has been titled Mahanathi. Nag Ashwin is directing the film. Savithiri had acted in classic and wonderful films during the period 1950s and 1960s. She was considered as one of the leading actresses that point of time. In view of this, the expectation level of the film has shot up amongst the audience.
Keerthy Suresh is donning the role of Savithiri while Dulquer Salman is donning the role of Gemini Ganesan role. Samantha is donning the role of a media reporter. Vijay Devarakonda of Pelli Choopulu is pairing with Samantha. Now Shalini Pandey of Arjun Reddy is donning the role of actress Jamuna who is a close friend of Savithiri.
Vyjayanthi Movies and Swapna Cinemas are jointly producing this high budgeted film. Dani Sanchez-Lopez is handling the camera. The shooting of the film is going on a brisk pace.