Popular Indian filmmaker AR Murugadoss has recently released a title poster of the biopic on the late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and former actress, J Jayalalithaa. The film will be helmed by Murugadoss’ assistant director of Mysskin, Priyadhaarshini and has been titled ‘The Iron Lady’.
Taking to Twitter, AR Murugadoss wrote, “Extremely happy and excited to launch the Title poster of #Jayalalithaabiopic #THEIRONLADY I wish @priyadhaarshini and team for a grand success.. (sic)”.
But things got ambiguous, when the Holiday director mistakenly tagged Varalaxmi Sarathkumar. It seems like Varalaxmi will be playing J Jayalalithaa’s character on the silver screen. However, the tweet was later deleted.
Interestingly, Varalaxmi too made clarification from her side. She wrote, “Thank you all for the wishes.. but NOTHING has been finalised regarding #THEIRONLADY with @priyadhaarshini … when and if we do finalise things I will be the first to let u all know.. thank you .. as I’m travelling abroad I’m not able to attend most of the media calls..apologies.”
Earlier reports suggest that Priyadhaarshini confirming that she has picked Nithya Menen to play the ‘Iron Lady’. “Will reveal who is playing to #Jayalalithaa mam role at Inaguration cermony..(sic),” Priyadhaarshini had posted on her Twitter account.