A biopic on the life of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa will be directed by filmmaker Vijay, who has made films such as Madrasapattinam and Kireedom.
The film will go on the floors on February 24.
Speaking about the project, Brinda Prasad Adusumilli, director, Vibri Media, which is producing the film, said through a statement, “Madam Dr. J. Jayalalithaa was one of those few regional leaders who went on to become a force to reckon with in Indian politics. Her life is an inspiration for womenfolk around the world. This film will be a tribute to her achievements, both in cinema and politics. We will launch the movie on her birthday, February 24. The first look of the biopic will be released on that very day.”
The film will be made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi and is likely to have actors from Bollywood.
Vibri Media has also produced former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. T. Rama Rao’s biopic featuring actor Balakrishna, which is scheduled for release in 2019.