Mahanati, the biopic of Savitri starring Keerthy Suresh in the lead role has been getting positive reviews in the Telugu states and USA. Right from common audiences to industry pundits, everyone is raving about the film and Keerthy Suresh's commendable performance.
SS Rajamouli appreciated both Keerthy and Dulquer for their impeccable work in the film. The Baahubali director tweeted: " @KeerthyOfficials potrayal of Savitri garu is one of the finest performances I've ever seen. It is not just imitating. She brought the legendry actress back to life. @dulQuer is absolutely fantastic. I am his fan now".
KTR, Minister in Govt of Telangana wrote : "What an incredible movie!! Truly blown away by #Mahanati @KeerthyOfficial just lived the role, Stunning performance My Compliments to outstanding direction by Nag Ashwin, Swapna and terrific performances by @Samanthaprabhu2 @dulQuer @TheDeverakonda @chay_akkineni
Trade sources say that the film has grossed more than 450K $ in USA, which is phenomenal for a heroine-centric film. Samantha's performance in the climax is also getting special appreciation in each and every reviews.
Critics say that Keerthy has lived as Savitri in the film and Samantha's characterization has been cleverly used to narrate the story. Not only actors, critics have also pointed out the technical excellence of the film, especially the camera work in recreating the period of 1960-1980.
As the Telugu version has got positive reviews, the expectation level of Nadigaiyar Thilagam has also been increased here in Tamil Nadu.
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