Keerthy Suresh has won the Best Actress National Awards for her stellar performance as legendary actress Savithri in ‘Mahanati’ dubbed in Tamil as ‘Nadigaiyar Thilagam’. The biopic directed by Nag Ashwin also is the Best Film in the Telugu language.
Keerthy Suresh will be awarded a National Award in the category of a Best female actor. Names of the awardees were announced during the press conference held by the 66th National Film Awards jury on 9th August.
Apart from that, the film had also won awards in the categories of Best Telugu Film and Costume designing respectively.
Apart from Keerthy Suresh, the film also starred Samantha, Dulquer Salmaan, Rajendra Prasad, Shalini Pandey, Vijay Deverakonda and others in crucial roles.