Kangana Ranaut to Play J Jayalalithaa in Biopic
|Kangana Ranaut to Play J Jayalalithaa in Biopic
After playing the role of historical freedom fighter Rani Lakshmi Bai in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, Kangana Ranaut will once again star in a biopic. Kangana will be portray the former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa in the upcoming multilingual biopic Thalaivi. The film was officially announced on the actress’ 32nd birthday.
The film will be directed by A. L. Vijay, who is well known in the Tamil industry. The biopic will be made in three languages- Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil. Kangana will begin shooting in April. Vijayendra Prasad, the writer of Baahubali and Bajrangi Bhaijaan, will monitor the film’s writing team. Composer GV Prakash has agreed to compose the music, and Nirav Shah will be its cinematographer.
Kangana is currently riding high of the success wave of Manikarnika, which also marked her directorial debut in Bollywood. The actress will soon be seen on the big screen again in Mental Hai Kya, opposite Rajkummar Rao. Apart from the biopic, she is also working in a sports film, Panga, where she will play a kabaddi player.