Unexpected change in ‘Thalaivi’ as this actress walks out!
The story of the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is being made as the movie in Tamil – Thalaivi. It is being made in Tamil and Hindi under an impressive budget. L. Vijay directs. Hindi actor Kangana Ranaut acts as Jayalalithaa and actor Arvind Swamy acts as MGR. Samuthirakani acts R M Veerappan.
Earlier, it had been decided that Priya Mani would perform in the role of Sasikala, the close friend of Jayalalithaa. However, the latest news is that she has withdrawn. It seems that Priyamani is acting in the Telugu version of Asuran doing the role of Manchu Warrier n Tamil. She is also acting in a Hindi movie ‘Maidaan’. Thus, she could not allocate dates for Thalaivi. So, she had withdrawn.
In this scenario, actor Poorna aka Shamna Kasim has been roped in to perform the role of Sasikala. A contract has been signed. Madhubala will do the role of V N Janaki (MGR’s wife). The shooting of Thalaivi is in brisk progress!