Kangana Ranaut to play J Jayalalithaa
The producers of forthcoming multilingual biopic Thalaivi—in view of the life of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa—have declared that they have chosen performing artist Kangana Ranaut to play the lead in the movie. The declaration was made on the event of Kangana's 32nd birthday on Saturday.
Last observed playing Rani Lakshmi Bai in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, Kangana will start shooting for Thalaivi from April. This upcoming venture was declared on February 25, the 71st birth commemoration of Jayalalithaa. The film's title and first look publication were additionally uncovered.
The movie will be directed by Vijay and will be shot and released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. The project is being produced by Vishnu Induri.
Conversing regarding the movie, Vijay as of late stated that, "Really, maker Vishnu Induri moved toward me a year ago with this story thought and inquired as to whether I could direct the film. While I was excited with the thought, I was additionally hesitant in light of the fact that there's a huge obligation of making a fair biopic. She is an achiever who we've all grown up watching. In any case, Vishnu was certain about this movie. We went through the most recent eight months inquiring about on her life."
Vijayendra Prasad, the author of Baahubali establishment and Bajrangi Bhaijaan, will supervise the composition procedure. "It's a gift to have Vijayendra Prasad sir with us; we took a shot at in excess of 20 drafts, and finished this one final month. The film will concentrate on the voyage of a lady who has been effective in a male-commanded world. The most lovely thing about her is that she has an incredible personality and is exceptionally strong-willed; she is a motivation for some. There will be trustworthiness in the biopic, not dramatisation," Vijay said.
The last draft of the content has been bolted and the team is busy with deciding the cast and professionals. While GV Prakash has been roped in to form music, Nirav Shah will wrench the camera.
Other than the biopic, Kangana will likewise be seen in Ashwini Iyer Tiwari's sports film Panga. She will play a kabaddi player in the film.