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Bio-pic on Jayalalithaa by Vijay titled Thalaivi

Tamilnadu celebrated 71st birth anniversary of former Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa yesterday. On the day, filmmaker A L Vijay of Thalaivaa fame, announced that the would making a bio-pic on Jayalalithaa titled Thalaivi.

‘It is the journey of our late former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. She rose from an actress to Chief Minister and rendered a lot for people’.

Vijayendra Prasad, father of SS Rajamouli of Baahubali and Mersal fame, has been brought on board for screenwriting and composer GV Prakash will score music. Nirav Shah cranks the camera.

Sources say that the team managed to get NoC from nephew of Jayalalithaa Deepak and niece of Jaya Deepa.

The director is tight-lipped as who will play the female lead. Buzz is that Vidya Balan’s name is being considered. Remember Gautham Menon is making a web series on Jayalalithaa’s life and Ramya Krishnan plays the heroine.