Bollywood top actress Kangana Ranaut has been roped in to play Jayalalithaa on screen. The film is titled Thalaivi in Tamil and Jaya in Hindi. AL Vijay will direct the project and the regular shoot commences from July this year. There are strong speculations that Kangana Ranaut will have to put on weight to essay the role of Jayalalithaa in the film. But the latest news we hear is that Kangana will not gain any weight for the project as of now.
The makers are in plans to make the film in two installments. The first part starts from the childhood days of Jayalalithaa and will showcase the journey of her as an actress and will end up after she takes the oath as Chief Minister. Hence, Kangana Ranaut will not gain any weight as of now and will be seen in a glamorous look. The second part will showcase completely on the political journey of the legendary politician till her last breath. For the second part, Kangana will have to transform herself and the arrangements are being made.
The first installment will release early next year and Vijayendra Prasad is supervising the script work. Vishnu Induri will produce the film on Vibri Media banner and the film will release in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi languages.