Anushka as Bhanumathi in Savitri biopic

Feb 22, 2018 JB


The biopic on the yesteryear actress Savitri is a bilingual being made in Tamil as Nadigayar Thilakam and Mahanati in Telugu. Keerthy Suresh plays the titular role while Samantha is reportedly playing a journalist role from whose narration, the story is expected to move forward. Dulquer Salmaan plays Gemini Ganesan’s role while Vijay Devrakonda and Shalini Pandey form part of important supporting cast in the film which is directed by Naag Ashwin.


As regards a latest update, Anushka has been approached to play the role of Bhanumathi in the film. Bhanumathy was Savitri’s contemporary and it was said that because of Bhanumathi’s attitude, a lot of films went to Savitri and in that sense, the feisty Bhanumathy had played a pivotal role in Savitri’s career.


Produced by Vyjayanthi movies, the film is said to have its release around the summer of 2018. Official confirmation about Anushka’s inclusion in the film is awaited.



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