Tollywood film, Mahanati, a biopic on the life of legendary actress, Savithri, hosts a number of veteran actors in numerous roles of yesteryear actors and film personalities. One such actor whose films with Savithri were golden hits and became all-time classics, is the famous, Akkineni Nageswar Rao. Together they had set the screen on fire. The role of ANR in Mahanati, has been enacted by his grandson, Akkineni Naga Chaitanya. The film has been directed by Nag Ashwin and produced by Dutt sisters.