On MGR’s 104th birth anniversary, the makers of Thalaivi revealed a new glimpse from the film, featuring Arvind Swami and Kangana Ranaut. Thalaivi is the biopic of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, and it is amongst the most highly anticipated films of the year. On the occasion of MGR’s 104th birth anniversary today (January 17), the makers of Thalaivi paid a tribute to the legend, who was not only instrumental in the development of Tamil Nadu and giving it a new life but was also a major force behind the making of the revolutionary leader Thalaivi. The makers released a new look, where Kangana and Arvind are seen together for the first time in the same frame.

The visual revisits the era in which Jayalalithaa and MGR were both superstars and were the audiences’ favourites. The chemistry of Kangana and Arvind Swami looks spot on and has definitely amped up the excitement around the film. Arvind Swami’s makeover as MGR is absolutely great and he looks so real. Thalaivi is an upcoming Indian multilingual Indian biographical film made in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu and is directed by Vijay. The film is produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Shailesh R Singh under their respective banners Vibri Media, Karma Media and Entertainment in association with Gothic Entertainment and Sprint films.

The film’s screenplay is penned by legendary writer Vijayendra Prasad, while the cinematography and editing departments are headed by Vishal Vittal, and Antony respectively. While Kangana and Arvind Swami will be seen in the lead roles, the film's star cast also includes the likes of Samuthirakani, Jisshu Sengupta, Prakash Raj, Madhoo, Poorna (Shamna Kasim), Nassar, and others in supporting roles. GV Prakash who is in great form as a music director will be scoring the music for this film and it is going to be interesting to see how he has treated the film.

The shooting of Thalaivi has been wrapped up and the makers are currently busy with the post-production works. If things progress as per plan, we may expect Thalaivi to release in the theatres during the summer holidays. For now, check out the newly released picture from the film, featuring Arvind Swami and Kangana Ranaut here: