JR NTR To Reprise Grandfather NTR’s Role In Savitri Biopic?:- Mahanati, a biopic on yesteryear legendary actress Savitri, is currently being shot in and around Hyderabad with the cast of the unit includes Dulquer Salmaan and Keerthy Suresh.
Nag Ashwin who earlier directed Yevade Subramaniam with Nani in the lead role will be directing the prestigious project.
The biopic is being produced by Swapna Dutt, daughter of eminent producer Ashwini Dutt, under the banner Swapna Cinemas.
The film has an ensemble cast that includes Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu among others. And according to emerging reports in Telugu film circles, the cast of the film gets a big boost with another top star added to the existing big star cast.
According to the rumors, Jr NTR is being considered to play the role of his grandfather, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, in the film. A source from the film’s unit was quoted in a leading daily, “Swapna Dutt, the film’s producer and NTR are good friends. While no strong talks have been started yet, the former did suggest to the actor that she would love it if he could play a cameo in the film.”
It is also buzz that the involvement of the Janatha Garage actor in Mahanati is completely dependent on the shooting schedule of the film since he is very busy with his prior commitments.
“How things will work out will depend on the shoot schedule and many other factors which will be decided eventually,” added the source.
Mahanati is being considered as one of the most prestigious films in the history of Telugu cinema since it is based on the life of the legendary iconic actress Savitri.