On the occasion of her 34th birthday, Kangana Ranaut will be dropping the much-awaited trailer for her upcoming film Thalaivi. In the biopic, the actor plays the titular role of former Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. Thalaivi showcases the late politician’s journey from being an actor to becoming Tamil Nadu CM. For the film, Kangana underwent massive physical transformation like gaining about 20 kgs to get into the skin of her character.
Ahead of the Thalaivi trailer launch, Kangana dropped new stills from the film much to the excitement of the fans. In the first photo, the actor is seen donning a retro look as Jayalalithaa in a white floral shirt and yellow shorts with matching ballet shoes. She completed her look by donning a short hairdo and a bow headband. In the second still, Ms Ranaut is seen wearing a golden attire for a song sequence. She has gained slight weight for the next stage of Jayalalithaa as an actor. In the final still shared by Kangana, the actor is donning the look of Jayalalithaa as Tamil Nadu CM.
While sharing the stills, the Queen actor wrote on her Twitter page, “One day to go for the trailer launch of #Thalaivi Gaining 20 kgs and losing it all back within a span of few months wasn’t the only challenge that I faced while filming this Epic Biopic, the wait is getting over just in few hours Jaya will be your forever.”
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Thalaivi is directed by AL Vijay and is set to hit the big screens on April 23, 2021.