Birthday Goodies: Keerthy Suresh's First Look For 'Mahanati' Unveiled

| October 17 , 2017 , 17:33 IST

The makers of the upcoming multi-lingual film 'Mahanati' had a birthday surprise for their leading lady, Keerthy Suresh who celebrates her special day on October 17. The actress who will be seen impersonating the legendary South Indian actress, Savitri in her biopic was wished "Happy Birthday" by VyjayanthiFilms along with her first poster of the film.

The sepia-tinted black-and-white photo provides a glimpse of Keerthy while playing Savitri in the film. The yesteryears actress's trademark bindi and hairdo are doing wonders to her overall look. Even though only her eyes are visible in the picture, the stark resemblance of the two actresses was completely visible.

'Mahanati' narrates the life-story of the iconic actress who won million hearts throughout her acting career. Actors like Vijay Devarakonda, Shalini Pandey and Prakash Raj in prominent roles will also be seen in this Nag Ashwin directorial in pivotal roles. Samantha Ruth Prabhu will be seen playing Savitri's friend in the film.

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Actor Dulquer Salmaan will be seen playing Savitri's husband, Gemini Ganesan. Dulquer's first look for the film was shared by the filmmakers on his birthday in July. While talking about his character, director Ashwin has once said, "The character goes beyond the physical resemblance, in understanding the veteran on a more emotional level."

Reportedly, Keerthy has put on few kilos to imitate Savitri who made her debut in a Telugu-Tamil drama 'Samsaram' in 1950. In her acting career, he gave many hits including 'Devadasu', 'Missamma', 'Bhale Ramudu', 'Thodi Kodallu', 'Mayabazaar' and 'Gundamma Katha'. The film is expected to hit the theatres earlier next year.