The biopic has been shot simultaneously in Hindi and Tamil languages.
Within 15 days of its theatrical release, Thalaivii is finally out on an OTT platform. Yes, the Hindi version of the Kangana Ranaut starrer is currently streaming on Netflix. The film based on the life and times of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa dropped on the streaming platform at midnight on September 25, 2021. The Tamil version of the film will be out on a different OTT platform.
Making the announcement, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "'THALAIVII' ON NETFLIX TOMORROW... #Thalaivii [#Hindi version] - starring #KanganaRanaut and #ArvindSwami - streams on #Netflix tomorrow onwards."
Directed by AL Vijay, Thalaivii is penned by KV Vijayendra Prasad, Madhan Karky for the Tamil version and Rajat Arora for the Hindi film. Whereas Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Shailesh R Singh have produced the biopic.
Along with Kangana, the film also features Arvind Swami, Nassar, Bhagyashree, Raj Arjun, Madhoo, Jisshu Sengupta, Thambi Ramaiah, Shamna Kasim and Samuthirakani in pivotal roles.
Arvind plays the role of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MG Ramachandran aka MGR in the film.
Earlier during the release of Thalaivii, Kangana had penned a heartfelt note on her Instagram page. The actor stated, "Two years ago, I embarked on a journey to play one of India's most iconic women onscreen. There were many obstacles and challenges in our way, but what kept me and my team going was the passion for Jaya Amma and Cinema."
Now, reports are making the rounds that a sequel to Thalaivii is in the pipeline and will showcase Jayalalithaa's life post becoming Tamil Nadu CM.
Hinting about the same, writer Rajat told Bollywood Life that there was always the intention that to show Jayalalithaa's journey ahead. He further said that if got an opportunity then they will show it in part two of the film.
Arora added, "Let’s see if the story takes shape. Of course, we’ve spoken to Kangana."
The runtime of the Hindi version of Thalaivii is two hours 28 minutes.