Director Kethireddy Jagadishwara Reddy announced his film on late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalitha. The film titled 'SasiLatha- The Storm' will be produced under his own banner Jayam Movies. Reddy is also the President of Tamil Nadu Telugu Yuvashakthi.
His biopic on NTR, 'Laxmi's Veeragrandham', is set to be released.
The poster of the film, showing a portion of Jayalaithaa and Sasikala, her close aide is exhibited on social media. The film will be released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.
The poster shows half of Jayalalitha and other half of Sasikala who looks evil.
Yet another Biopic On TN Ex-CM LarecDr.J. Jayalalitha..— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) April 8, 2019
Movie to be Directed & Produced by #JagadeeswaraReddy
Production #Jayam Movies
Titled #SasiLalitha - #TheStorm
Announcement of Cast & Crew will be made soon.. @SureshsuguPRO @ProDharmadurai pic.twitter.com/QuRlro4gg2
There two other biopics on the late CM in the pipeline, director A Priyadarshini’s 'The Iron Lady' and director AL Vijay’s 'Thalaivi'. In 'Iron Lady' Malayalam actress Nithya Menen will be essaying the role of Jayalalitha while Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has been roped in to play Jayalalitha in 'Thalaivi'. Vijayendra Prasad, writer of 'Baahubali' and 'Bajrangi Baijaan' will supervise the script of 'Thalaivi'. A Priyadarshini will make a directorial debut with 'Iron Lady'.
As per the poster, Reddy's biopic will follow the relationship between Jayalalitha and her aide Sasikala. Sasikala was elected the chief minister until she was sentenced following the death of Jayalalitha.