The biopic of legendary actress Savithri has been on cards and the pre-production work of the film is in final stages. Nag Ashwin will direct the film and the regular shoot of the film will start from February 2017. There are strong talks that Samantha has been finalized to play the title role and reprise the actress’s role. However the latest news is that Samantha will have a pivotal role in the movie and she will not play Savithri.
Nithya Menon and Vidya Balan are being considered for the title role however it will be Samantha who will essay a crucial role and will narrate the entire story. Priyanka Dutt and Swapna Dutt will produce the film on Three Angel Studios banner.