Kangana Ranaut who is essaying former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in her biopic Thalaivi, took to social media to share stills of her massive physical transformation for the role.
Kangana wrote, “Gaining 20 kgs and loosing it all back within a span of few months wasn’t the only challenge that I faced while filming this Epic Biopic, wait is getting over just in few hours Jaya will be your forever (sic).” Kangana will be launching Thalaivi’s trailer on her birthday, March 23.
Directed by A.L. Vijay, the film also stars Prakash Raj, Arvind Swami among others. Thalaivi will release on April 23.
Recently, Kangnana praised director A.L. Vijay in a series of tweets and thanked him for being patient with her. She wrote “You are not only amazingly competent, your eyes shine brighter when I excel as an artist. Through so many ups and downs, I never saw a hint of anger, insecurity or despair in you. Spoke to people who know you for decades and when they speak about you their eyes light up. You are not a human, you are a devta. I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart and know that I miss you.”