After the announcement that director Vijay will be helming the biopic of former CM late J Jayalalithaa, now Priyadarshini, a former associate of Mysskin, has released a statement saying that she will be directing a biopic on Jaya.
“For human beings especially for women and that too fact lonely woman this life gives immense stress and problems. It is only through gracious way of life and through great inner strength the conflicts can be conquered. Here stands the outstanding figure in Indian History who surpassed all the obstacles in her way and conquered the hearts of millions – Dr. J.Jayalalithaa. For the last four months we were discussing and working on the making of visual history of the iron lady who is still alive in the hearts of millions of Tamil. We are proud in this venture at the same time we consider this as our duty and tribute to the lady who had lived an exceptional life. Hereby we wish to make an official announcement regarding the making of movie based on the life and history of ‘Puratchi Thalaivi Jayalalitha’ . This film has been planned to reach people in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi languages. The characters in the movie will be portrayed by lead actors, and we are extremely happy to share that the commencement of the making of film will be on February 24th , the special day of Dr.Jayalalitha’s Birthday. The official announcement regarding the cast and crew will be revealed on September 20 2018.”
Priyadarshini is currently directing an untitled project starring Varalaxmi Sarathkumar in the lead role.