Even though the poster was interesting, there was a doubt in the minds of the audience that which role Samantha is playing in Mahanati. Keerthy Suresh has already revealed in her earlier interviews that she is going to play Savitri role.
According to reports, Samantha going to shock the audience with her role. She is playing the role of yesteryear heroine Jamuna in the film. The reason behind this is said to be that Savitri and Jamuna said to have differences with each other in real life.