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Jayalalithaa's biopic reportedly titled as Thaai Puratchi Thalaivi

According to latest reports from Bollywood, it is said that notable producer Adithya Bharadwaj has already started work on his biopic about late TN Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa.

As per the reports, it is suggested that the film has been titled as, 'Thaai: Puratchi Thalaivi', which will apparently be a trilingual made in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil.

If these reports are to be believed, it is said that the makers have constantly been in touch with the close aides of Jayalalithaa to know personal details about her. It is also added that a few of her real-life footages might feature in the movie.

However, an official announcement regarding the same is awaited.


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Ode to J Jayalalithaa on her first death anniversary

Born on 24 February 1948, in Mysore State (now Karnataka) to Jayaram and Vedavalli, was a girl named Komalavalli. Komalavalli went on to excel in school, where she was called by the name she will be remembered forever with - Jayalalithaa.  Her first brush with the Government of Tamilnadu came when she won the Gold State Award for coming first in Class 10 in the state.

Jayalalithaa was nothing short of a genius - being fluent in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Malayalam and English, and skilled in Carnatic music, western classical piano, Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Mohiniyattam and Manipuri Kathak.

Her dance Arangetram became her first audition - and she was judged by none other than the legendary Sivaji Ganesan, who was the Chief Guest. Sivaji wished she would become a film star in the future, and indeed she did.

Mayabazar introduced her to cinema in 1957 as a child artist, and there was no looking back. Her first role as lead came in Vennira Aadai eight years later, after which she had a stellar, 140-film long career during which she paired opposite Puratchi Thalaivar MGR in a record 28 movies.

Acting till 1980, Jayalalithaa left her film career to join politics in the year 1982. MGR was Chief Minister of Tamilnadu, representing AIADMK, and Jayalalithaa's addition to the party would later become critical to its success in the coming years. Just like her film career, her political career took her to unprecedented heights.

In 1991, she became the first female and the youngest ever Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. Not just a political leader, she also became "Amma", a motherly figure to the people. Serving six terms as Chief Minister, she became the most important leader of the AIADMK party (post its separation from the main party) and will continue to be so for many years to come.

Rest in peace, Amma. 

Jayalalithaa's biopic reportedly titled as Thaai Puratchi Thalaivi

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