Actress Nithya Menon Roped In For Jayalalitha’s Biopic Cinema News
The first look poster of the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s biopic directed by Priyadarshini, was recently revealed by AR Murugadoss on social media. Titled The Iron Lady, the film is scheduled to go on floors from October. We hear that actress Nithya Menen has been roped in to play Jayalalithaa in Priyadarshini’s biopic.
A source close to the team says, “The film will throw light on Jayalalithaa’s political journey than her days as a successful actress. Nithya Menen has already signed on the project and actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar will play a crucial role in the film.” The biopic is produced by Papertale Pictures, and the pre-production works are going on in full swing.
What’s more interesting is that, apart from this, there are two other biopics of Jayalalithaa in the pipeline. One is directed by Vijay of Madrasapattinam fame and the other by Bharathiraja.