Keerthy Suresh, the rising star of Tamil cinema, has landed an opportunity to portray the legendary South superstar Savitri in the upcoming film Mahanati.
Actor Savitri was born on January 4, 1936. She made her acting debut in 1950 with the Tamil-Telugu drama Samarasam.
She went on to star in several classics such as Devadasu, Missamma, Pennin Perumai, Pasa Malar, Bhale Ramudu, Mayabazaar, Kalathur Kannama and Gundamma Katha.
With Mahanati, the director feels to revisit time and bring back vivid memories of the legend on screen.