Legendary actress Savitri's biopic Mahanati is progressing at a brisk pace under the direction of Nag Ashwin. Sometime back reports came that the makers decided to use computer graphics to recreate the scenes featuring legendary actors ANR and NTR as none of the current stars showed interest in starring in those roles for the fear of drawing comparisons.
Even their grand sons Naga Chaitanya and NTR shied away from doing those roles. In the midst of all this,news is comingout that Naga Chaitanya decided to star in the role of his grand father ANR in the film. A source shares “He has agreed to allot two days, March 14 and 15, to shoot the important scenes,” Source added . “As reported earlier, NTR’s role will be screened using computer graphics,”
Mahanati stars Keerthy Suresh,Dulqer Salman, Anushka, Samantha,Vijay Devarakonda,Mohan Babu,Shalini Pandey,Prakash Raj,Tharun Bhasker and Malavika Nair in important roles. Mickey J Mayer is the music director for the film.