Kangana Ranaut is portraying the part of legendary actress and politician J. Jayalalithaa in ‘Thalaivii’. In a recent chat with Film Companion about the film, Kangana spoke about being cast for the role and the challenges to portray such a beloved character. Kangana said, “I thought I was the worst casting for Thalaivii. The worst there can be. Vijendra sir came to me, and I saw Jaya maa’s videos, and I was like what!” Thalaivii stars Arvind Swamy as MGR and the much-anticipated venture is directed by Vijay.