Kangana Ranaut is currently busy in her upcoming movie, which is titled Thalaivi — a biopic on former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Recently it was heard that the makers wanted to rope Young Tiger Jr NTR to essay the role of his grandfather and late Chief Minister of United Andhra Pradesh Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao but he rejected the offer but now according to the latest buzz in the film industry, Priyamani is the latest addition of Kangana Ranaut starrer Thalaivi.
Priyamani has been roped in Thalaivi and she will be seen playing the Controversial role of Sasikala, the CM Jayalalithaa’ close aide. The sources said Priyamani is on the board to play a crucial role in Kangana Ranaut starrer. The director AL Vijay felt that the National Award-winning actress Priyamani would be an apt choice to play the part. He felt that Priyamani could do full justice.
Producer Vishnu Induri is making Thalaivi in three languages -Telugu, Tamil and Hindi, so he needed an actress with a pan-Indian appeal. That is the main reason, they brought Priyamani on the board to essay the role of Sasikala. Priyamani is also very happy as she got a challenging role in Thalaivi.
Since Sasikala played a huge role and impacted J Jayalalithaa’s personal life, her role is expected to be key to the movie’ narrative. Priyamani is one of the talented actresses who has worked in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and Malayalam films. In Tollywood, she was last seen in Mana Oori Ramayanam starring Prakash Raj, which was released in 2016.
On the other side, Jr NTR is on the board to play the lead role in SS Rajamouli’s much-hyped big-budget multilingual drama RRR, which also has Alia Bhatt, Ram Charan and Ajay Devgn in the lead roles. The movie will hit the theaters on 31st July 2020.