Speculations were rife that, actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu will reprise Savitri in the biopic of the yesteryear actress. However, it is reliably learnt that, Samantha was approached to lend her voice for the film, but not to play the mahanati.
The speculations started with the director Nag Ashwin, Yevade Subramanyam fame, meeting Samantha recently. The actress is said to have given her nod to give voice over for the prestigious venture. It is learnt that, the whole story will be narrated from Samantha’s perspective.
As per sources, search is still on for heroine to play Savitri.