Arvind Swami to play MGR in Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi
Arvind Swami to play MGR in Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi

A biopic on the life and legacy of yesteryear heroine and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa was announced a few months back. Bollywood heroine Kangana Ranaut will be playing the lead role in this film.

Presently, the film unit is in Los Angeles to work on the makeup and looks of Kangana Ranaut for the same role. Meanwhile, the latest update from the Tamil media circles is that popular actor Arvind Swami has been roped in for the prestigious MGR’s role in the film. On the other hand, Rangana is also learning Tamil and taking lessons in Bharatanatyam under the supervision of Gayathri Raghuram.

Critically acclaimed director AL Vijay will be directing the film. NTR biopic maker Vishnu Induri will bankroll the project.