Kangana Ranaut shared a still image from her upcoming film Thalaivi with herself and Arvind Swami as Jayalalilthaa and MG Ramachandran (MGR) on Sunday for the AIADMK founding actor’s 104th birthday.
Directed by AL Vijay, Thalaivi is the biography of former prime minister and actor Jayalalithaa of Tamil Nadu and chronicles her journey from her time in film to political leadership. Arvind Swami will play the role of MGR who was a mentor for Jayalalithaa.
Tribute to the legend #MGR on his birthday, revolutionary leader na mentor too #Thalaivi @thearvindswami #Vijay @vishinduri @ShaaileshRSingh @ BrindaPrasad1 @neeta_lulla #BhushanKumar @ KarmaMediaent @ TSeries @vibri_media #SprintFilms #GothicEntertainment @Thalaivithefilm pic.twitter.com/S5dZoCuIr9
– Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) January 17, 2021
Thalaivi also plays key roles in Prakash Raj, Bhagyashree and Jisshu Sengupta. The film was shot simultaneously in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.