Following the latest trend of biopics on political leaders and film stars, director JJ Priyadarshini has announced a biopic on iconic actress and political leader Jaya Lalitha. The pre production activities of this prestigious project are currently underway in Chennai.
According to the latest reports, talented actress Nitya Menon has been finalized to play Jayalalitha’s role. The film has been officially titled as ‘ The Iron Lady’ and Nitya will step into the shoes of Jaya Lalitha. Priyadarshini felt Nitya can justify the lead role because of her versatility and flair for acting mettle. L
Also, the fact that Nitya’s height and appearance have close resemblance to Jaya Lalitha is another reason for choosing her.
Impressed with the narration and character, Nitya immediately gave the nod. The regular shooting will commence from February next year. PaperTale pictures will bankroll the film.