Kangana Ranaut to essay the role of AIADMK matriarch Jayalalithaa in biopic

Actress Kangana Ranaut, who recently delivered a hit film ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’, is all set to essay the role of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in a biopic.

Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to his Instagram account to share the news: “The biopic would be made in two languages titled ‘Thalaivi’ in Tamil and ‘Jaya’ in Hindi.”

“#BigNews: Kangana Ranaut to play Jayalalithaa… Biopic will be made in two languages. Titled #Thalaivi in Tamil and #Jaya in Hindi… Directed by AL Vijay… Written by KV Vijayendra Prasad [#Baahubali and #Manikarnika]… Produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Shaailesh R Singh.”

The movie will be helmed by AL Vijay, known for directing movies like Madrasapattinam and Deiva Thirumagal.

The film is penned by KV Vijayendra Prasad of Baahubali and Manikarnika fame and produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Shaailesh R Singh.