Savitri biopic, Mahanati, is the movie in Telugu Cinema which is making a lot of buzz. From past year, the movie was in production and many are waiting to see the film and relieve the glory of Savitri.
The actress has been revered as a legend and goddess by many for her Telugu girl looks and brilliant portrayal of many characters.
She acted in Tamil and Telugu mainly, but appeared in Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi films on rare occasions. For the film, designer Gaurang Shah worked as the costume designer and he said interesting things.
He said, "This is my debut act involving such huge production. The shooting of the film went on for over an year and more than 100 artesians worked on the costumes."
He continued, "We brought in cloth from Kanchipuram, Gadwal, Venkatagiri to replicate those days sarees and also we had to keep in mind her character journey. Her moods, temperament, her way of living and her thinking at that particular time to design her look.
"We had to keep in mind the vision of director Nag Ashwin as well," said the designer.
Keerthy Suresh, Vijay Devarakonda, Dulquer Salman, Shalini Pandey and Samantha Akkineni are playing important roles in the movie with many actors and directors, in important and big cameos.
Movie is slated for 9th May release and Vyjayanthi movies is producing the film.