J Deepa, niece of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, today filed a petition in Madras High Court seeking to stop the shoot of a bio-pic on Jaya titled Thalaivi. She alleged in her petition that the movie has been made without her consent. she prayed the court to stall the release of the movie.
Filmmaker AL Vijay had announced in February this year that Jayalalithaa's biopic titled Thalaivi will be made. Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has been assigned to play the title role.
'The biopic will be made in three languages (Tamil, Telugu and Hindi) and the production team has obtained the NOC (No Objection Certificate) from Deepak, the nephew of Jayalalithaa. Since there are nearly five biopics in the making, Vijay said in a statement.It's also noted that Gautham menon is making a web series on Jayalalithaa.