'Thalaivi' teaser: Kangana's unbelievable transformation as Jayalalithaa

The multilingual film will release on June 26, 2020


Kangana Ranaut's first look in the biopic of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa is out. The teaser begins with showing Jayalalithaa as a superstar heroine, and then it cuts to her life as a politician.

The multilingual film will release on June 26, 2020.

Hollywood prosthetics expert Jason Collins of Captain Marvel-fame has worked on Kangana’s look in Thalaivi. In an official statement, Kangana had earlier said: “Jayalalithaaji is one of the biggest female success stories of this century. She was a superstar and went on to become an iconic politician, it’s a great concept for a mainstream film. I am honoured to be a part of this mega project.”

Director A.L. Vijay said: “Jayalalithaa madam was one of the most prominent leaders of our country. Making a film on= her life is a big responsibility and we are going to do it with utmost care and honesty. Am proud and happy with our association with one of India’s biggest star and the very talented Kangana Ranaut ji to portray the dynamic role of our very dynamic leader.”