In the forthcoming film Yugapurush by director R.Sukumar,
based on the life of Sree Naryana Guru, Navya has been cast to do
the role of a Brahmin lady named Savithri Antharjanam who admires
the views of Sree Narayana Guru. She changes her lifestyle
according to the views of the Guru.
The character Savithri Antharjanam is based on that of the poet
Kumaran Asan. The character in the film Yugapurush
resembles the character in "Duravastha", the poem written by
Kumaran Asan. Savithri loves Koran, who is a Pulaya, a lower caste
man and later marries him.
Earlier Kavya Madhavan was cast to do this role. But when her
marriage got fixed she was forced to reject it. A.V Anoop is the
producer. Tamil film actor Thalaivaasal Vijay dons the role of Sree
Narayana Guru. Mohanlal dons the role of Swami Vivekananda and
Mammootty as a revolutionist. The shoot will start in Ottapaalam on