The actor turned Politician, Late Jayalalitha is still a big name in the Tamil cinema. She started her career as a film actress and continued to flaunt her presence in the Tamil cinema from 1960s. Being such a versatile actress, she acted in about 140 movies during the period from 1961-1980. The Dynamicity and versatility with which she performed in the Tamil film industry, Jayalalitha is still praised for her acting and dancing skills. She even got the tilte “Queen of Tamil Cinema”.
In the year 1991, she stirred the country with her zeal and power by becoming the youngest Cheif minister of Tamil Nadu. Jayalalitha never fails to amaze us as she took only 1 rupee a month salary for her Job as a Cheif minister. Although she had been accused of being involved in corruption the love she had been showered upon from all over the country is unmatchable.
Soon we will be having a biopic on Jayalalitha’s life in which the National award winning actress Kangana Ranaut will be playing the role of Jayalalitha.
The actress announced on her bday that she will be doing this project of Jayalalitha’s biography and showed her excitement for the same.
“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 mainstream film. I am honoured to be a part of this mega project.” Kangana said.
Jayalalitha biopic will be directed by the famous Director of the south, A.L Ajay. The Jayalalitha’s biography and the script for the movie will be written by K.V Vijayendra Prasad, the man who have written the stories for both the parts of Bahubali.
The movie will be titled as “Jaya” in the hindi cinema and as “Puratchi Thalaivi” meaning the “revolutionary leader” in Tamil.
Talking about Jayalalitha, Director A.L.Ajay 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 movie will be made in two languages , Hindi and Tamil. Kangana Ranaut is probably charging ₹24 crores for this project.
Produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Shaailesh R Singh, the country have high hopes with the movie as such brand names have been associated with the film.