Depicting the journey of legendary actor turned politician J Jayalalithaa from films to politics, the trailer of ‘Thalaivi’ is launched on Kangana Ranaut’s 34th birthday. Most importantly, the trailer is also released a day after she won the National Film Award for her performances in Manikarnika and Panga.
The trailer showcases Jayalalithaa’s rise as a movie star and her subsequent transformation as a politician with her close association with legendary MGR. Kangana plays the titular role in the movie and it is her return to Tamil cinema after a gap of 12 years. Earlier she worked in Jayam Ravi’s 2008 film Dhoom Dhoom.
Directed by Vijay, Arvind Swamy is featured as MGR and the rest of the cast includes Nassar, Bhagyashree, Samuthrakani and Madhu Bala. GV Prakash scored the music for the film which will hit the screens on 23rd April 2021.