Mahanati Movie Review

Starring: Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan, Samantha, Vijay Deverakonda

Director: Nag Ashwin

Producers: Priyanka Dutt, Swapna Dutt

Music Director: Mickey J. Meyer

Rating: – 4/5

Silver Screen Abhinitri, who has been very gracious, Mahanati Savitri. She died 3 decades ago but no one forgets her because she is a lady Superstar. Savitri Biopic Directed by Nag Ashwin, produced by Aswani Dutt. Keerthy Suresh played the role as Savitri. Samantha as Madhuravani and Dulquer Salmaan in the role of Gemini Ganesan.

On the other hand, the remaining artists Mohan Babu, Vijay Devarakonda, Krish, Naga Chaitanya, Shalini Pandey, Prakash Raj and Srinivas Avasarala played the roles in the film. Telugu and Tamil audience are eagerly waiting for the movie release. The film released today. So let us see the movie review.

Story: – 

Savitri (Keerthy Suresh) born in Vijayawada. Losses her father in childhood. She grows at her uncle K.V.Chowdary (Rajendra Prasad) house. With the support of K.V. Chowdary, she will enter into Silver Screen. Savitri favorite hero Akkineni Nageswara Rao, She will become a star heroine by doing films with Akkineni Nageswara Rao. 

In the early years of her career, she will close to the Gemini Ganesan (Dulquer Salmaan) who is the godfather to her. She falls in love with him and gets married. After the wedding, what are the problems Savitri faced? What are the disagreements with husband Gemini Ganesan? After leaving her husband, what are the situations in Savitri personal and film career? After going into a coma who investigated her life? How does Savitri life end at the end? to know rest of the story watch the film on the silver screen.

Mahanati Movie Review
Mahanati Movie Review

First Half: – 

The story begins with the scene in the car shed where Savitri lived. In the first scene, the director grabbed the audience with emotion. Savitri who climbed to the highest peaks will go to the film flashback with the research of journalist Madhuravani and photographer Vijay Antony to learn the conditions that led to such a life of sorrow. In the first half, Savitri childhood, next how she entered in cine field, Love, and Marriage with Gemini Ganesan.

 Second Half: – 

In the second half, there is no doubt that the audience will thrill. Marriage life with Gemini Ganesan, Disputes with him everything goes fine. From the pre-climax, the director showed how Savitri life gradually deteriorated. It is said that the director was screened with great vision. Savitri’s life will be complete after 18 months in a coma. However, the dialogues with the Madhuravani was so emotional. Director Nag Ashwin taking has taken this film to another level.

Director Nag Ashwin Taking: 

Savitri film life is known to the past generations. Meanwhile, Today generation just is known as an actress. Such great actress has a lot of doubts about life behind the scenes. Savitri is an interesting factor in the life of the actress, who has enjoyed the reputation of the fame and the whole life. Naga Ashwin, the search, and explorer of such a story, made a great commitment to Mahanati.

Keerthy Suresh: 

Keerthy Suresh as Savitri, Savitri innocence, how she raised her stardom and how she addicted to alcohol, Keerthy has done a wonderful job. Especially in the second half, she delivers her best in the emotional scenes during the end of the film.

Vijay Deverakonda and Samantha: 

After Keerthy Suresh, the audience falls in love with Samantha and Vijay Devarakonda characters. They both are lovers, the love track between them was impressive. There are some emotional scenes in their love track. Church engagement scene, Vijay Deverakonda propose scene is the major highlight of the film. Samantha, Vijay Devarakonda’s characters are the backbone of the film. 

Remaining Characters: –

Rajendra Prasad, Mohan Babu, Prakash Raj characters are very well designed by the director. Rajendra Prasad as Savitri’s Uncle K.V.Chowdary, Mohan Babu as S.V. Rangarao, Prakash Raj as Producer Chakrapani. Whereas, Avasarala Srinivas as L.V. Prasad, Tharun Bhascker as Singeetam Srinivasa Rao.

Naga Chaitanya As ANR: –

Naga Chaitanya has done the role as his grandfather Akkineni Nageswara Rao. He did some important scenes in the film. In addition, The makers of the film Shown Senior NTR in graphics. 

Sai Madhav Burra Dialogues: –
In Mahanati, Sai Madhav Burra wrote the dialogues. His dialogues were so emotional. The dialogues between Gemini Ganesan and Savitri emotionally touched. 
Dani Cinematography:- 
Dani worked in Hollywood and Bollywood movies like Detective Byomkesh Bakshi, Heal, Dil Dhadakne Dho and few more. His cinematography in Mahanati was extraordinary. 
Mickey j Meyer Music: – 
Mickey j Meyer composed the music for Mahanati. His music was one of the biggest plus point to the film. Mainly the background score. 
Production Values: –
Production values of the film are top notch. Editing is decent. costumes and makeup department did a wonderful job in making Keerthy precisely looks like Savitri. 
Verdict: –
On the whole, Mahanati is the great tribute to legendary actress Savitri. In Savitri’s life, there are many ups and downfalls, the director shown in an extraordinary manner. However, Biopic’s like this are rarely made in Telugu don’t miss it. 
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