The much-awaited biopic of legendary actress Savitri, which titled as Mahanati released in Telugu and Tamil languages took the box office by heavy storm. In Tamil, the film titled Nadigayar Tilagam and impressed the audience. There are few scenes in the film that sparked the controversy and even received a backlash from the daughters of Gemini Ganeshan.
Gemini Ganesh married four women, Alimelu, Pushpavalli, Savitri, and Julia. He had seven daughters and one son. His first wife had four daughters, Pushpavalli blessed with two daughters and Savitri had one son and daughter. Bollywood star heroine Rekha is the daughter of Pushpavalli and Gemini Ganeshan. Even though, they didn’t stay together, but maintains a cordial relationship with each other and meet for at least once in a year. Recently, they met and the photograph of seven sisters went viral on social media.