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Kangana Ranaut Begins The Shoot For Jayalalitha Biopic

BP World Bureau | Nov 11 2019 11:20:18 AM
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Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has begun shooting for her Tamil venture 'Thalaivi' The film is a biopic of late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalitha.

'Manikarnika' actress has been preparing very hard for the film where she will be playing the iron lady of Tamil Nadu.

The film is directed by AL Vijay based on a script by  'Baahubali' series and Bollywood hit film 'The Dirty Picture' writers K.V. Vijayendra Prasad and Rajat Arora, respectively.

Hollywood artist, Jason Collins, known for his work in 'Captain Marvel' will work on Kangana's look in the film.

Read: Many Express Disapproval Over Kangana's Casting As Jayalalitha

Kangana Ranaut's prior release 'Manikarnika' where she played Jhansi Rani was a big success at the box office. Her second release 'Judgmental Hai Kya' was a sleeper hit.

Kangana's casting in the film did not sit well with many because of her being a North Indian. Many fans and followers of J Jayalalitha wanted a South Indian actress to play the role of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. J Jayalalitha's niece also moved against the film, seeking review of the script.

Read: Jayalalitha's Niece Moves To HC Seeking Stay On Release Of Biopics