Dani Sanchez roped in for Mahanati
The biopic based on legendary actress Savitri's life stars Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salman and Samantha
Director Naga Ashwin’s biopic Mahanati, which chronicles the rise and fall of legendary actress Savitri, has got Hollywood cinematographer Dani Sanchez-Lopez on board. The cinematographer is mixing formats for the period drama that crosses several decades.
“Dani Sanchez-Lopez is a recognised visual artist who works in the photography and video art realm. He is mixing several formats including 16mm, 35mm and Alexa with V-Lite anamorphic and Master Prime lenses, as well as a progression of diffusion and different vintage lights, are some of the elements used to achieve different looks for the past. Mahanati is assured to be a visual grandeur,” said producer Swapna Dutt in a statement.
Starring Keerthy Suresh and Dulquer Salman in the lead, the film also has Samantha in a crucial role.