Mahanati, the epic biopic on the legendary actress Savitri brought new waves in the industry by paving a way for the biopics in Telugu Cinema. Helmed by Nag Ashwin, the film stars Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan, Vijay Deverakonda and Samantha in lead roles. After winning honours at National Awards the film has once again shown its glory at the 66th Filmfare Awards event by bagging four Awards. While Keerty Suresh bagged the best actor (Female) award, Dulquer Salmaan walked away with the best actor-critic choice award. Nag Ashwin bagged the best director award and finally, the film is adjudged as best film (Telugu) for the year 2018.