The biopic on the life of Legendary actress Savithri is being made as a Tamil Telugu bilingual film titled as 'Nadigaiyar Thilagam' in Tamil.
Savithri is the actress who ruled the roost in Tamil and Telugu film industries as a leading actress in the 1950s and 60s. She has acted in over 263 films in Tamil. Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi language and the list includesmany classic films such as 'Missiamma', 'Patala Bhaiaravi', 'Paasamalar', 'Mayabazar', 'Kalathur Kannamma', 'Paava Mannippu', 'Thiruvilaiyadal' and many others.
The first look poster of the film 'Nadigaiyar Thilagam' was released on March 8, 2017 to commemorate with the International Women's Day.
Keerthy Suresh has got a lifetime opportunity to give life to the eternal actress on the silver screen by playing the titular role in this film. Samantha plays an important character. Other cast members and the technical crew are being finalised and the announcement regarding the same will be out soon.
'Nadigaiyar Thilagam' is being produced by Vyjayanthi Movies and Swapna Cinema banner on a huge budget. Nag Ashwin is the director of this film.