Kangana Ranaut as Jayalalithaa in Thalaivi: ‘It Takes Almost Six-and-a-Half Hours to Get the Prosthetic Makeup On’, Says AL Vijay
Kangana Ranaut as Jayalalithaa in Thalaivi, Director AL Vijay (Photo Credits: Twitter)

On November 23 the first look and teaser of Kangana Ranaut as Thalaivi was unveiled. Fans were mighty impressed to see her transformation for the upcoming biopic, in which she is playing the role of late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa. Kangana was unrecognizable with the heavy prosthetic makeup on her face. But there were few who also said that she did not look like Jayalalithaa. In an interview to a leading daily, the film’s director AL Vijay on Kangana’s look stated, “It takes almost six-and-a-half hours to get the prosthetic makeup on.” Thalaivi First Look Out! Kangana Ranaut is Unrecognizable as Jayalalithaa, Movie to Release on June 26, 2020.

The makers of Thalaivi gave a glimpse of Kangana Ranaut as Jayalalithaa, her life as an actress before she got into politics. It showed her grooving to one of the songs and slowly panning to the political world. Well, the transition left many amazed. Talking about the film and Kangana Ranaut’s efforts and look in the upcoming biopic, AL Vijay told BT, “It is a dream project for all of us. Amma is alive in people’s hearts. She was a towering personality and we have so much responsibility to deliver authenticity when we make her biopic. A lot of work has gone into the film’s pre-production and producer Vishnu has taken efforts to get several Hollywood technicians on board to get Kangana’s look right. It takes almost six-and-a-half hours to get the prosthetic makeup on. And Kangana ji has been a thorough professional. With this look being out, we are setting the tone of our film. Thalaivi: Kangana Ranaut Goes through a Suffocating Prosthetics Measurement for Jayalalithaa Biopic (View Pic).

Watch The Teaser Of Thalaivi Below:

Thalaivi is produced under the banners of Vibri Media and Karma Media And Entertainment. The film will be released in Tamil, Hindi and Telugu languages. Thalaivi is all set to be released in June 2020.