Vijay Deverakonda To Play ANR In Mahanati

The upcoming Tamil Telugu bilingual, Mahanati, has been creating a lot of excitement for both Tollywood and Kollywood fans. Director Ashwin just announced the lead would be played by Vijay Devarakonda. Mahanati is based on the life of Tamil and Telugu screen legend, Savitri.

Even while the Twitterati chirp about the movie, the makers refused to reveal further details and are being rather tight lipped about the matter. Keerthy Suresh will play Mahanti and Vijay Devarkonda plays the role of Akkineni Nageshwara Rao.

Directed by Nag Ashwin, Mahanti is a biopic that is primarily going to focus on the life of one of the biggest film families. Recently the makers unveiled a glimpse of Dulquer Salman’s and Keerthy Suresh’s look from the film.  samantha’s role has been designed by taking inspiration from leading journalists in the 1980s.

The narration of Mahanati will be from the journalist’s point of view. Produced by Vyjayanthi Movies, the music is going to be created by Mickey J.Meyer. The theatrical release of Mahanati is scheduled for the second half of 2017.