The film ‘Mahanati’ has bagged the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) Equality in Cinema award. This is the first award, the film has received after its release and blockbuster success.
The team of ‘Mahanati’ i.e, director Nag Ashwin, actress Keerthy Suresh, producers Swapna Dutt and Priyanka Dutt have attended the IFFM award ceremony and received the award.

Speaking after winning the award, producer Swapna Dutt said, “It’s an honour to be here and win an award for such an outstanding film. Not just in domestic market, ‘Mahanati’ performed really well in the overseas as well. The box office numbers say so and we are super proud of the product we made.”

The team of ‘Mahanati’ also took part in an interactive session that was hosted by popular Bollywood film critic Rajeev Masand and talked extensively about the film and its making.
Actress Keerthy Suresh who essayed the titular role of Savitri in ‘Mahanati’ was also nominated in the Best Actress category.