Kangana Ranaut Confirms Playing The Titular Role In Jayalalitha's Biopic

Sukriti Gumber , 23 Mar 2019
Showstopper Kangana Ranaut for Designer Anushree Reddy at LFW SR 2019
Showstopper Kangana Ranaut for Designer Anushree Reddy at LFW SR 2019

As she turns a year older, wiser and fearless, Kangana Ranaut made an important announcement on her birthday today. The actress has reportedly signed the dotted line for a biopic based on actress-turned-politician, Jayalalitha being helmed by director, Vijay.

The late CM of Tamil Nadu was not just an iconic politician, but also a superstar in the Southern film industry – and Kangana is an apt choice to play the part. Speaking about her role, Kangana told an online portal:

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 is a great concept for mainstream film. I am honoured to be a part of this mega project.

The film will release in Tamil as Thalaivi and in Hindi as Jaya. This is Kangana’s second biopic in a row after Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi, which released earlier this year. She will also be seen in Mental Hai Kya and Panga this year.

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