After Vijayashanti, Keerthy Suresh bags National Film Award for Best Actress
It took 28 years for Telugu film industry to win National Film Award in the Best Actress category. Keerthy Suresh has bagged Best Actress Award for Mahanati movie. Actress-turned politician Vijayashanti had won National Film Award for Best Actress for Kartavyam movie. Keerthy had played the role of yesteryear actress Savitri in Mahanati. Mahanati also won national awards in the Best Costume Designer category and also in the Best Telugu Film category. Mahanati was directed by Nag Ashwin and produced by Priyanka Dutt, Swapna Dutt and Aswani Dutt.