Tollywood top actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu has been roped in to play an important role in yesteryear poplular actress Savitri’s biopic titled as ‘Mahanati’.
As per media reports, Samantha has been finalized to act in Savitri movie. However, she will not play the title role although she will play a key role in the upcoming Telugu movie.
It has also been reported that Savitri story will be narrated through her eyes. The movie makers are yet to confirm on who will play the role of the late legendary actress though.
It was previously rumoured that Nithya Menon or Vidya Balan might play the role of Savitri, but the makers have reportedly denied this rumour.
Also reported was that talks were held with few actresses but they were not finalized yet. The film makers are planning to make the official announcement of the movie details in the early part of the next year about the film details and the actors.
The prestigious upcoming Telugu film will go on floors from February 2017.