Keerthi Suresh and Samantha to star in new biopic on yesteryear actress Savithri
This biopic which is tentatively titled Nadigayar Thilagam, chronicles the life and times of Savithri whose career witnessed phenomenal heights during the 50’s and early 60’s. She was one amongst the very few actresses who enjoyed stardom in Telugu and Tamil cinema.
This venture is to be directed by Nag Ashwin and is being jointly produced by Vyjayanthi Movies and Swapna Cinema. Savithri was active for about 31 years and has acted in 263 movies in all the major south Indian languages. She has also appeared in a few Hindi Films.
A special poster of this film was released on the occasion of Women’s Day.
Keerthi Suresh plays the titular role of Savithri and Samantha stars alongside. The details about the rest of the cast and crew will be out soon.
The makers claim to have all ingredients to make the film a special one. This film is to be made on a very big budget and is going to be shot as a bilingual in Tamil and Telugu.