Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha passed away on December 5, 2016. Director A.L Vijay has been in the process of making her biopic for over a year and this project was officially announced on 24 February 2019 marking Late Jayalalitha’s birthday. Directed by A.L Vijay, the film is titled ‘Thalaivi’ and is produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri under Vibri Media.
Now, the latest update is that Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut will be essaying the role of Late Jayalalitha in this film. Today, marking her birthday it was announced that She has been roped in to play the legendary lady in the film.
‘Thalaivi’ is written by ‘Bahubali’ writer Vijayendra Prasad and G.V Prakash is the music director of the film. Nirav Shah will be doing cinematography for the film and Anthony will be editing the film. We have to wait for further updates on the film.