Tollywood film, Mahanati, a biopic on the life of veteran actress Savithri, has touched audiences emotionally. Savithri, who hailed from Vijayawada, came down South and established herself as a versatile actress. But there had been a lot of tragedy in her personal life. Her hard earned money was snatched away by dupers and she is said to have died a pauper. Directed by Nag Ashwin, actress Keerthy Suresh lived in the role of Savithri. The film had another great actor Dulquer Salman, who played the role of Gemini Ganesan.