Kangana Ranaut the Bollywood actress to play the Biopic of late Chief Minister J Jayalalitha. The movie titled as “Thalaivi” in Tamil and “Jaya” in Hindi the bilingual movie will be directed by Kollywoods leading director AL Vijay. AL Vijay directed many leading stars like Vijay, Ajith, Vikram some of his masterpiece movies are Dheivathirumagal, Thalaiva, Madhrasapatinam., AL Vijay also introduced Amy Jackson and Keerthy Suresh in K’town.
Kangana Ranaut presence in the movie “Thalaivi” confirmed on the 32nd bday of Actress Kangana Ranaut. “Thalaivi” project was confirmed on February 25th, 2019 on the occasion of Chief Minister J. Jayalaitha’s 71s birth anniversary. Kangana was last seen as Rani Lakshmi Bai in Queen of Jhansi which received a mixed response from critics and audience.
Director AL Vijay in a recent interview mentioned that “Actually, producer Vishnu Induri approached me last year with this story idea and asked me if I could direct the film. While I was excited with the idea, I was also reluctant because there’s a huge responsibility of making an honest biopic. She is an achiever who we’ve all grown up watching. But Vishnu was confident about this project. We spent the last eight months researching on her life.”
Vijayendra Prasad will be the writer and GV Prakash will be scoring the background music.