Today morning the National award winning actress Kangana Ranaut shared a still from her upcoming much hyped multilingual drama Thalaivi in which she is playing the titular role as Jayalalithaa. The film also has Druva fame Arvind Swami who is playing the role of MG Ramachandran – fondly called MGR. The new still is released on the occasion of AIADMK founder-actor’s 104th birth anniversary.
In the still, Kangana Ranaut and Arvind as Jayalalithaa and MGR are seen lost in each other’s eyes during the shoot of a film.
Kangana Ranaut starrer Thalaivi is directed by AL Vijay and bankrolled by Vibri Media in association with Karma Media And Entertainment. It is based on the life of former Tamil Nadu chief minister and actress Jayalalithaa and chronicles her journey from her time in the movies to becoming a political leader. Arvind Swami will be seen as MGR, who was a mentor figure to Jayalalithaa. popularly known as Puratchi Thalaivar and Makkal Thilagam, MG Ramachandran played a very important role in the life and career of Jayalalithaa.
Apart from Kangana Ranaut and Arvind Swami , the film Thalaivi also has Prakash Raj, Bhagyashree and Jisshu Sengupta in the crucial roles and it has music by GV Prakash Kumar whereas Bajrangi Bhaijaan fame writer Vijayendra Prasad penned the script of this film, which is being simultaneously shot in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
On #MGR‘s 104th Birth Anniversary, makers of #Thalaivi give a glimpse into the legend behind the leader Jayalalithaa featuring @KanganaTeam and @thearvindswami #Vijay @vishinduri @ShaaileshRSingh @BrindaPrasad1 @Thalaivithefilm pic.twitter.com/id7yU43M6o
— BARaju (@baraju_SuperHit) January 17, 2021
Tribute to the legend #MGR on his birth anniversary,revolutionary leader n a mentor to #Thalaivi @thearvindswami #Vijay @vishinduri @ShaaileshRSingh @BrindaPrasad1 @neeta_lulla #BhushanKumar @KarmaMediaent @TSeries @vibri_media #SprintFilms #GothicEntertainment @Thalaivithefilm pic.twitter.com/S5dZoCuIr9
— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) January 17, 2021