Yesteryear actress Savithri was a gem of the Telugu movie industry, known for her beauty and acting skills showcased in films like ‘Mayabazaar’ and ‘Missamma’. She was remarkable in life and stayed so even after she died. So much so, that filmmaker Nag Ashwin has filmed a biopic on the actress starring Keerthy Suresh as Savithri and Dulquer Salmaan as Gemini Ganeshan. Co-starring Samantha, Vijay Deverakonda and a number of other stars in lead roles, ‘Mahanati’ which will be launched as ‘Nadigaiyar Thilagam’ in Tamil as well, on May 9, is a movie that is much-awaited. Mahanati full movie leaked online within few hours.
Before the movie’s launch, the makers have been hectic advertising the movie strongly, also making social networks web pages for it, uploading stills from the movie and truths about Savithri that couple of recognized of:
Mahanati was a race car fanatic and at one factor had the highest collection of classic cars in Chennai. Mahanati Savithri was the only actress to accomplish equivalent pay as male super stars like NTR & ANR. Mahanati simultaneously releasing in both languages telugu as Mahanati and tamil as Nadigaiyar Thilagam.
Savithri’s marriage to Gemini Ganeshan got revealed to the general public when she inadvertently signed the Lux agreement as ‘Savithri Ganeshan’.
Aside from exactly what they shared, we also bring you lower known realities about the Mahanati:
Savithri was born in Guntur, which was after that under Madras Presidency, and her father died when she was 6. Competent in dance and acting since a young age, Savithri would swab on make-up to look older compared to 12 when she would audition for movies.
Savithri was known for her desire of jewelry and garments, and she maintained little control of her costs. She was also known for having a kind heart and opening her the home of those in need.
She controversially married Gemini Ganeshan at a childhood. Ganeshan was already married with 4 children and associated with an affair with Pushpavalli. Savithri and Ganeshan had a child and a son, but Ganeshan also had 2 little girls with Pushpavalli while he was with Savithri.
Her failure started around 1969 when she transformed alcoholic and her marriage to Gemini Ganeshan had started crumbling. During economically difficult times, it was the late Dasari Narayana Rao who stayed her strong fan, also making films especially in order to help her survive. Savithri passed away at the age of 47, after remaining in a coma for 19 months.