Tollywood is on a winning streak! After two blockbusters – Rangasthalam and Bharat Ane Nenu, The industry has scored a hattrick with Mahanati. The movie ever since its release has been a topic of discussion. Apart from being lauded for its story and performances, the movie is turning to be a commercial success as well. Within two days, the film has crossed half a million at the US box office. Four days later, the movie unsurprisingly crossed the record breaking $1 million mark at the box office. And now the latest reports states that the movie has already crossed the 1.5 million mark! Mahanati is now the first women-centric to cross the 1.5 million mark. Earlier this year, Anushka Shetty’s Bhaagamathie crossed the $ one million mark at the Box office. And now we have Mahanati racing ahead of the thriller to become the biggest Women-centric film. Keerthy Suresh’s Mahanati has crossed the $1.5 million mark at the US Box office
For those who don’t know Mahanati is a biopic based on the life of yesteryear actress – Savithri. She was one of the most iconic actresses of Tollywood in her time. This movie will talk of her rise to stardom and the person she was, off screen. Keerthy Suresh played the actress on screen. Ever since the release, the actress has been highly praised for her convincing act. Critics are delcaring her best ever performance. Dulquer Salmaan has also made everyone sit up with her performance as Gemini Ganesan. This movie incidentally marks her Tollywood debut as well. The film also starred Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Vijay Devarakonda in lead roles. The movie also released in Tamil as Ndaigaiyar Thialagam. Nag Ashwin has been praised for his commendable effort. All in all, the film has paved the way for future biopics with its recent success.
Also, did you know Mahanati is the first serious biopic in Tamil and Telugu on a female actress? Have you watched the film? Do share your comments below.