Keerthi Suresh is all set to play the role of Legendary Actress and National Award Winner Savithri. She will be playing this role in the telugu film Mahanati. The film is to be directed by Nag Ashwin. Sai Madhav would be doing the script of the film. Director Nag Ashwin said that the film Mahanati would be a biopic and will try the best to maintain all justice to her life. He also assured that the film would be purely based on her life and no unnecessary cinematic liberties would be added in the film.