From learning Tamil to training in Bharatnatyam, Kangana Ranaut is leaving no stone unturned to essay the role of late Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa in the upcoming biopic.

32-year-old Kangana Ranaut is busy preparing for Jayalalithaa biopic, which is titled Thalaivi. She is seen attending dance classes regularly in Mumbai. Noted Tamil filmmaker AL Vijay is directing the movie and KV Vijayendra Prasad is scripting for this film. The film is slated to go on the floors in November this year and is said to be released in three languages – Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.


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The latest update is that Hollywood’s popular make-up artist Jason Collins will be doing the prosthetic makeup for the actress to look like Amma. "#CaptainMarvel and #BladeRunner2049 fame Hollywood make-up artist Jason Collins has been roped in for #KanganaRanaut's makeover in #Jayalalitha biopic... Kangana will be seen sporting four looks spanning different ages in the film. Shooting begins post Diwali... #Thalaivi. (SIC)" the team tweeted.

Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel also confirmed the news saying, "Our team is travelling to Los Angeles on September 19 for the look test, the final transformation will be something that will amaze you all, a legendary woman playing another legendary woman, can’t wait for you all to see the first look #Thalaivi #Jayalalitha (SIC)."

The producer of the film Vishnu Induri shared some interesting details on his Twitter, “The pre-production is in full swing and the team is in Mysore for the recce and as planned earlier the shoot will start post-Diwali. Kangana has four looks spanning different ages in the film and we need a good amount of pre-production for that. We have roped in Hollywood Make-up artists for Kangana's makeover. (SIC)”

About Jason Collins:
Jason Collins is known for his prosthetic makeup. He has worked on movies such as Captain Marvel, Hunger Games and Blade Runner.