The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne is scheduled to take place from August 10 - 22. Telugu movie Mahanati based on the life history of Legendary actress Savitri has been nominated for the Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne. Keethy Suresh was nominated for Best Actress and Samantha was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at Indian Film Festival Melbourne. The film has also been nominated for best cinema category. Directed by Nag Ashwin, Mahanati is produced by Vyjayanthi movies banner. Keerthy Suresh played Savitri and Dulquer Salmaan played Gemini Ganesan.