Jayalalitha Biopic: Kangana Ranaut replaces Vidyabalan

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Its seems like Queen Kangana Ranaut is here to perform iconic roles, after the success of Manikarnika where she essayed the role of freedom fighter Rani Laxmi Bai. The film was a success, and Kangana Ranaut was applauded for her role, and now the actress would be seen essaying the role of the late actress and politician Jayalalitha. Yes, you heard it right the biopic will soon go on floors, and recently Kangana Ranaut was roped in for the role.

As per resources earlier, Vidya Balan was supposed to essay this role, but the producers had to switch their decision because of the inquisitive nature of Vidyabalan. As per the sources, Vidyabalan had too many questions. She was inquisitive about the role and too many questions by her troubled the producers making them come to this grave decision of giving the role to Kangana Ranaut.

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The film will be helmed by director A L Vijay  and will name this film as Thalaivi. The film will be a Tamil Hindi biopic . Earlier, AL Vijya had also directed Devi 2, which was a bilingual film. It has Tamannaah, Prabhu Deva, Nandita Shweta.

Kangana Ranaut has previously worked with AL Vijya in Manikarnika, and this is going to be the second venture of them together. On the related note, Kangan’s film Mental Hay Kya having Rajkumar Rao in the lead would be soon hitting the cinemas. We are eagerly waiting to see both of them together. Earlier, they had worked together in Queen, which was a huge success.

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Mental Hai Kya will be releasing on July 26th, 2019. The film is the story of two individuals who pivot between reality and illusion. There were a lot of controversies regarding the posters of the film , and we have to wait and see how does the film deals with this sensitive issue.