Ever since the biopic on yesterday legendary heroine Savithri was announced by Ashwini Dutt’s daughters, there has been a huge mystery surrounding the actress who will be essaying the titular role. Playing an iconic character like Savithri needs an actress of exceptional caliber and so far, names of actress like Nithya Menon. Vidya Balan and Samantha did several rounds in the media for many months. But here’s the fresh update on this much talked about project ‘MAHANATI’. Apparently, young sensation Keerthy Suresh has finally been roped in to play Savithri Keerthy will sign on the lines very soon. As there will be the characters on NTR, ANR, SV Ranga Rao, Gummadi and Gemini Ganeshan also we have to wait to see how the makers will be able to get the actors to suit the originals. Keerthy stole everyone’s hearts with Ram’s Nenu Sailaja last year. She will soon be seen in ‘Nani’s Nenu Local and Tamil star Vijaya’s Bajrava. Nag Ashwin will be directing the biopic which will also have Samantha in a prominent role.