The trailer of Kangana Ranaut starrer "Thalaivi", which showcased the life journey of Jayalalitha from her struggling acting days to become one of the most powerful female politicians India has ever witnessed, was launched on Kangana's 34th birthday on March 23 on Tuesday.
Directed by AL Vijay, the film also stars Aravind Swami, Prakash Raj, Jisshu Sengupta, and Bhagyashree, among others. The trailer shows the will of a strong woman who reached the peak of the powers against all odds.
The trailer shows how Jayalalithaa (essayed by Kangana) was being undermined by men who belong to the entertainment industry and the world of politics. They doubt if she has what it takes to be a politician since she was originally an actor by profession. However, some of the incidents that happened with her during the initial days of politics, made her stronger than ever.
There are also some glimpses of romantic scenes with MGR (played by Arvind Swami). And when she decided to come to politics, the trailer also shows glimpses of Jayalalithaa campaigning and winning support across the state. Above all, we are also shown the powerful moments such as Jayalalitha taking, the then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, head-on.
A blockbuster is written all over the trailer in which Kangana shows her versatility as an actor. She has almost re-alive the character of Jayalalitha who served as chief minister of Tamil Nadu six times.
Thalaivi is directed by A.L. Vijay and produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Shaailesh R Singh and Co-produced by Hitesh Thakkar and Thirumal Reddy under the banners of Vibri Media, Karma Media And Entertainment, Gothic Entertainment, and Spirit Films. The movie has simultaneously shot in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu and will release on April 23.