Several scenes that were shot but later deleted from the main film, of Mahanati, are coming up on social media. Mahanati is a biopic on the life of the legendary Tamil, Telugu actress, Savithri. Her life as a star actress was portrayed in the film, which is directed by Nag Ashwin and produced by Ashwini Dutt sisters. Actress Keerthy Suresh played the role of Savithri in the film. Several other stars played the roles of yesteryear actors and actresses and paid their homage to Savithri.