Arvind Swami to perform MGR: Kangana Ranaut is pulling all sequences to move into the shoes of Tamil superstar became politician Jayalalithaa, in her biopic which is title Thalaivi. From learning Bharatnatyam, Tamil and assembling through long sessions to prepare the prosthetics right, the actor is doing it all.
However, a retelling of J Jayalalithaa’s life would be incomplete without notice of the late actor-politician MG Ramachandran, or MGR, as he was commonly known. The previous chief minister of Tamil Nadu had played a vital role in Jayalalithaa political innings. It has now been verifying that South actor Arvind Swami, Ofter confirm Arvind Swami to perform MGR
who was latest seen in Bollywood in Dear Dad and best recognised for his roles in Mani Ratnam’s Roja and Bombay, will perform the role of MGR?
A source from trade, who is privy to the developments revealed, “MGR and Jayalalithaa starred in 28 box-office hits between 1965 and 1973. While the producers needed a worthy actor to do right to his role, another example was that the artiste is fluent in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Arvind satisfied both criteria. The total will kick off Thalaivi’s shoot with Kangana from the first week of November in Mysore, and Arvind will join her on November 15.”
In planning Jayalalithaa’s journey from her youthful years,
the AL Vijay-directed and Shailesh R Singh-produced experiment will shed light on how MGR fitted her mentor as she forayed into politics during his party, AIADMK.