National Award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut is currently shooting for the biopic of Jayalalitha, titled Thalaivi. Directed by AL Vijay, This film will have a simultaneous release in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi, on the 26th of June. The makers have released a look at Kangana the other day, in which she is wearing a Bharata Natyam getup for one of the important scenes in the film.
Speaking about the movie, Kangana said that Jayalalitha was not like her. "She was more a glamorous star, like Aishwarya Rai in Bollywood. It is a big challenge for me to fit in her shoes as I was never considered as a glamorous heroine," stated Kangana.
However, while shooting for the film, Kangana found a few similarities between her and Jayalalitha. She said that Jayalalitha was a very reluctant actor and the same is the case with her. Kangana also said that Jayalalitha felt that she can be more than a heroine and decided to enter into politics. She added that even she thought she can be more than an actress and decided to become a director as well. Kangana also said that Jayalalitha always wished to have a family and child. The same is the case with this Queen actress as well. Kangana concluded by saying that married men took advantage of both her in Jayalalitha when they were looking for companionship.