Kangana Ranaut to Play as Jayalalithaa in a Biopic!
On Kangana Ranaut's birthday, the actress had announced her project. Kangana will be playing the role of none other than the legendary Tamil actor and politician Jayalalithaa. The film will be titled Thalaivi, and Jaya in Hindi, and will be directed by Devi filmmaker AL Vijay.
After playing a fierce Jhansi rani in Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi, Kangana Ranaut is all set to work on the second biopic in a row, now as late Tamilnadu chief minister Jayalalitha.
When asked about the film, Kangana said, “Jayalalithaa ji is one of the biggest female success stories of this century. She was a superstar and went on to become an iconic politician, it’s a great concept for a mainstream film. I am honored to be a part of this mega project”.
Director Vijay said, "Jayalalithaa madam was one of the most prominent leaders of our country. Making a film on her life is a big responsibility and we are going to do it with utmost care and honesty. Am proud and happy with our association with one of India’s biggest star and the very talented Kangana Ranaut Ji to portray the dynamic role of our very Dynamic leader."
The film will be written by K.V. Vijayendra Prasad, who has also penned Baahubali and Manikarnika and will be produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri & Shailesh R Singh under the banner of Vibri & Karma Media and Entertainment.