Mahanati is Nag Ashwin's National Award-winning blockbuster hit. The film was a biopic of the legendary South Indian actress Savitri played by Keerthy Suresh. Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone happened to recently watch the outstanding film. She took to her Instagram Story to urge everyone to watch the film. Deepika shared the poster of the film and asked everyone to watch it! She also tagged the director Nag Ashwin. Recently there were rumours of Deepika taking on the female lead role in Nag Ashwin's upcoming film starring Prabhas. Could this Instagram Story be an indirect confirmation of Deepika appearing in the film? We will just have to wait for the official confirmation!
Nag Ashwini shared Deepika's story of the Mahanati poster and wrote: "a cool notification to wake up to." Everyone seems to be thinking that this is an indirect confirmation of Deepika's involvement. We'll just have to wait a while for the official confirmation about Deepika joining the cast of the Prabhas starrer flick!
On the work front, Prabhas was last seen in the film Saaho. The action thriller also featured Shraddha Kapoor in a leading role. The film was quite the hit at the box office. Prabhas will next appear in the Radha Krishna Kumar directorial Oh Dear alongside Pooja Hegde. Deepika Padukone who was last seen in the film Chhapaak is looking forward to appearing in the film 83. 83 is a biopic of cricketer Kapil Dev played by Ranveer Singh. Nag Ashwin's last directorial venture was Mahanati. He is now producing the film Jathi Ratnalu apart from looking forward to directing the Prabhas starrer.