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Thalaivi (2021)

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Thalaivi (2021) A teenaged Jayalalithaa (Kangana Ranaut) reluctantly agrees to act in Tamil movies upon her mother’s (Bhagyashree) insistence. She plays the leading lady opposite the legendary Tamil actor MG Ramachandran (Arvind Swami) in her maiden film. Love blossoms between MGR and Jayaa during the making of the film. Their pairing becomes a huge hit and they continue to act together in numerous movies. However, MGR distances himself from Jayaa when he decides to step into full-fledged politics. Due to the pain of separation, Jayaa goes low-key and also starts losing film opportunities. In a dramatic turn of events, MGR welcomes Jayaa into his political party. Through her selfless work for poor students, Jayaa earns the famous moniker ‘Amma’ and rises in politics in no time. But MGR’s tragic demise lands Jayaa in countless hurdles as she faces humiliation within the party and even from the opposition party headed by Karunanidhi (Nasser). Thalaivii chronicles Jayaa’s inspirational rise in the male-dominated political world and pays tribute to her glorious legacy as an iconic leader and ends when she becomes Tamil Nadu CM..