The cast of the biopic on legendary yesteryears actress, Savitri, keeps getting better. After Keerthy Suresh was chosen to play the eponymous role and Samantha Ruth Prabhu was roped in to play Jamuna – a close confidant of Savitri who had a falling out with her in later years – Anushka Shetty was brought on board for a key role. And now, another big name had joined the cast for a vital part.
Sources close to the unit claim that popular Malayali actor, Dulquer Salmaan, will be portraying Tamil cinema legend, Gemini Ganesan, in the film, titled Nadigaiyar Thilagam in Tamil and Mahanati in Telugu. Prakash Raj could also be added to the cast.
Three leading heroines of the South and a heartthrob of Malayalam cinema for a film on one of India;s greatest actresses – biopics don’t get any bigger than this.
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