Thalaivii-Thalaivii ( Female leader) is an indian multilingual biographical film about the life of J. Jayalalithaa, politician and film actress who served six terms as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, with Kangana Ranaut playing the role of Jayalalithaa.
Thalaaivii Meaning – In English Thalaivi means matriarch – Revolutionary Leader – a woman who rules or dominates a family, group, or state.
Director– A.L. Vijay
Writers– Vijayendra Prasad(screenplay)A.L. Vijay(screenplay: Tamil version)Rajat Arora(screenplay: Hindi version)
|Certification||Australia:M India:U Italy:VM14 (self-applied) Singapore:PG United Kingdom:12A United Arab Emirates:PG-13 United Arab Emirates:PG-13 (self-applied)|
Thalaivi/Running time – 2h 33m
Thalaaivii Box Office –
It was later rescheduled to release on 10 September 2021, with the new title Thalaivii. Made with a budget of ₹100 crore Rupees, the movie earned ₹4.75 crore in its first week at the box office.
Thalaivii Cast –
- Kangana Ranaut as J. Jayalalithaa
- Arvind Swami as M. J. Ramachandran (based on M. G. Ramachandran)
- Nassar as M. Karuna (based on M. Karunanidhi)
- Bhagyashree as Sandhya
- Samuthirakani as R. N. Veerappan (based on R. M. Veerappan) (Tamil and Telugu versions)
- Raj Arjun as R. N. Veerappan (Hindi version)
- Madhoo as V. N. Janaki Ramachandran, MGR’s wife
- Radha Ravi as M. R. Radha
- Thambi Ramaiah as Madhavan
- Shamna Kasim as V. K. Sasikala
- Bharath Reddy
- Regina Cassandra as Saroja Devi
- Vidya Pradeep
- Flora Jacob as Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India 
- A. Rajiv Kumar as Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India
- Shanmugarajan as Valampuri John
- Virral Patel as Kannappan
- JayaKumar as Duraimurugan/Vaiko (Played both as MLA & Rajya Sabha MP whereas both of them had been only one role respectively)
Review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reports that 25% of 8 critic reviews were positive, with an average rating of 5.9/10.The film received mixed response from the critics.