Mahanati shooting is going on in Ramoji Film City. Maya Bazaar setting has been erected for the shooting purpose. Reportedly, art director Shivam consulted national award winning art director Thota Tarani for building the set. It seems like director Nag Ashwin is leaving no stone unturned to recreate the glorious old days of Telugu cinema. Maya Bazaar is golden classic that never ceases to amaze us even today, its pride of Telugu film industry.
KV Reddy was the director of this classic listed No. 1 in 100 years of Indian cinema. As per latest update, director Krish Jagarlamudi is playing the role of legendary director in the film which is biopic of great actress Savithri. Interestingly, Tharun Bhascker of Pelli Choopulu fame will appear as Singeetham Srinivas Rao who worked as assistant director for Maya Bazaar.
The veteran director visited Mahanati sets. He became nostalgic and lauded the team for the efforts to reproduce the grandeur of those times to the new generation. Versatile actor Mohan Babu plays the role of SV Ranga Rao. The unit sources reveal that they were in awe watching Mohan Babu in Ghatothkachudu get-up. Keerthy Suresh who is reprising Savithri in the film is set to surprise in Shashirekha’s looks. Samantha, Shalini Pandey, Dulquer Salmaan are also part of this film.