A biopic based on the life of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is all set to go on the floors, three years after her death. The movie will hit the silver screens in 2019. The project will be bankrolled by Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Brinda Prasad. The biopic will have some renowned stars from Bollywood and South. The details were revealed by Trade analyst Taran Adarsh on social media. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Starts Shooting For Jayalalithaa Biopic 'Thalaivi'
Taran took to micro-blogging site Twitter and wrote, “Tamil filmmaker Vijay [of #Madrasapattinam] will direct #JayalalithaBiopic… He is overseeing the pre-production work of the film, based on the vision shared by producers Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Brinda Prasad… Film will star prominent names from Bollywood and South.” Also Read - Arvind Swami Plays MGR in Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi, Shoot Begins in November
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The project will be helmed by Vijay, who is currently overseeing the pre-production work. The movie is set to be made in three languages Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. It will be interesting to see which actress play the role of the charismatic female politician in it.
Born on February 24, 1948, Jayalalithaa started her acting career in 1961 with an English film Epistle. In her long filmy career, she has featured in 140 films in different languages. She breathed her last on December 5.
Vibri Media, which is producing the movie, also has some good projects. Ranveer Singh’s sports drama 83 and NTR biopic, which are touted to be big films, are also being bankrolled by the company.