After considering several actresses, Nithya Menen has recently been finalized to play the lead in a biopic of mahanati Savithri to be directed by Aswini Dutt’s son-in-law and the director of ‘Yevade Subramanyam’, Nag Ashwin. Aswini Dutt voted for Nithya only after she had agreed for his conditions.
It is heard that Dutt has asked Nithya to not indulge in director’s work and attend shooting on time. He also asked her not to indulge in any sort of controversy with any of the film’s unit members. He also warned to cut her remuneration if she doesn’t attend film’s promotions.
Nithya is heard to have agreed for all the conditions put forward by Dutt as she fell in love with the script.