“Padma Shri Bharathiraja to direct Jayalalithaa Biopic”


Padma Shri award-winning director P. Bharathiraja has now joined hands with the award-winning producer Aditya Bharadwaj of Y-Star CTPL in the making of a biographical movie based on the life and legacy of the late Tamil Nadu’s CM J.Jayalalithaa.

Bharathiraja, with his first film 16 Vayathinile broke the then existing convention to create a whole new genre of village cinema. He is known to have discovered the late actress Sridevi and directing multiple hit films with actors such as Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth in the Tollywood industry. He will now be directing the biopic of late J.Jayalalithaa, the most powerful political figure of Tamil Nadu. For playing the role of Amma (J.Jayalalithaa) Nayantara is being considered along with Anushka Shetty.

The production house has completed the intense and thorough research that is

required in the making of the film and it is said to be in its pre-production phase. Y-Star is currently lining up the top of the line technicians belonging to the industry so as to portray the larger than life character and persona of “Aamma”. The technicians ranging from musicians, editors to cinematographers will be amongst the leading names from the Tamil and Telugu film industry. The process continues to only have the best of the best technicians.

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