Soon, Kangana Ranaut will be seen as actress-politician Jayalalitha in her biopic. The movie will be titled Thalaivi in Tamil and Jaya in Hindi. Story for the Jayalalitha biopic will be written by Baahubali fame writer Vijayendra Prasad. During an interview, Kangana has said that she was acquainted with Jayalaitha as a politician. However, Kangana has not been aware of her personal life at all. By reading the script of Jayalalitha, she has been completely mesmerized. Through the story, Jayalalitha’s image has portrayed in a way that she has never imagined.
Later on, Kangana has added “It’s a story that needs to be told and I am happy to be telling it even though she was the absolute opposite of me.” On asking how Jayalalitha has been completely opposite to her, Kangana has said that Jayalalitha has been social and refined than her. Choice of her words has been always sophisticated. She has always come across as a fine lady in spite of turmoil around her. Kangana has also said that Jayalalitha has managed to overcome all the controversies and rise as a leader. However, Kangana can certainly identify with the spirit of late politician.
During the time, Kangana has also said that Jayalalitha has been dependent emotionally to MGR. People around Jayalalitha have shaped her as an actress and also politician even when she has not wanted it. Ranaut has said, “She took charge of her life and went on to become a bigger actress and politician. That’s remarkable, unbelievable.”