On her birthday, Kangana Ranaut has a return gift for her fans, followers and admirers.
The actor, who last starred in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, is all set to play the late Jayalalithaa in her biopic.
Bringing to screen the story of one of the most loved actor-turned-politician, viewers can expect some memorable work from Kangana and the film’s team.
The film will be titled Thalaivi in Tamil and Jaya in Hindi.
The bilingual film will be directed by Vijay, who has previously helmed films like Madrasapattinam and Deiva Thirumagal.
In an official statement, Kangana opened up about her film and shared that she’s honoured to be a part of this mega project.
She has been quoted as saying, “Jayalalithaaji 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 honoured to be a part of this mega project.”
The film will be penned by Baahubali and Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi fame KV Vijayendra Prasad and will be produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri & Shaailesh R Singh under the banners of Vibri & Karma Media and Entertainment.
“This is my fifth collaboration with Kangana. Working with her is always an enriching experience and I’m glad that this film is based on an eminent personality”, said Shaailesh in a statement.