Recently, we saw actress Kangana Ranaut announced a biopic on former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalitha and the film will star herself in the leading role. Vijayendra Prasad who wrote Baahubali and Manikarnika has written the script for Jayalalitha biopic as well. Now just after that announcement, now director Ram Gopal Varma has announced a film on Jayalalitha aide Sasikala.
Ram Gopal Varma made an announcement of the film just after the release of his last film Lakshmi's NTR, a biopic on NTR's second wife. Ram Gopal Varma shared the poster of the film on social media and wrote, “Happy to announce. Coming very soon.” He also shared a poster that featured Sasikala and Jayalalithaa. The film goes with the tagline ‘Love is Dangerously Political’.
HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE! 💐💐💐COMING VERY SOON! 💪💪💪 pic.twitter.com/ZccF4mufNN— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) March 31, 2019
According to Sarkar 3 director, the film is a story of relationship set against merciless men, prisons and Manargudi gangs. However, the director has not revealed the cast yet who will be playing the role of Sasikala but the film will go on floors from later this year. Let us tell you that in 2017, Varma announced of making a biopic on Sasikala and told that the biopic will be 'unimaginably shocking'.
Significantly, Ram Gopal Varma was supposed to direct NTR biopic starring Nandamuri Balakrishna but he opted out of the project after the creative differences. Later Varma made another biopic on NTR through the life of Lakshmi, second wife of NTR.