A series of filmmakers have announced the biopics on the life of Tamilnadu former chief minister Jayalalitha but no project is considered as an official project. Of all the projects announced, one project is creating a unique buzz in the industry. JJ Priyadarshini is the director of the project and the makers are currently busy with the pre-production activities. Nayanthara, Nithya Menen and Keerthy Suresh were considered to play Jayalalitha on the screen but the latest update confirms that Nithya dominated the other two and grabbed the lead.
Officially titled as 'The Iron Lady’, Nithya Menen will be seen as Jayalalitha. The director felt that t Nithya’s height and appearance have a close resemblance to Jaya Lalitha. PaperTale pictures will bankroll the film and the regular shoot will begin from February.