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Amazing! Kangana Ranaut to charge double fees than Deepika Padukone for Jayalalitha biopic?

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 24 March 2019, 13:23 IST
Kangana Ranaut

This is really amazing and especially seeing a talented actress like Kangana Ranaut getting a huge amount for her next projects. According to the latest developments, Kangana Ranaut to star in the film Thalaivi and she will be seen playing the role Jayalalitha in the film that will release in Hindi and Tamil. Reports are coming that Kangana Ranaut has charged around 24 crores for the project.

With the fees, Kangana is now will considered as the most expensive actress in Bollywood. Times Now quoted a source by saying, "Kangana is being paid to the tune of Rs 24 crore for the bilingual project, which will be made in Hindi and Tamil. The makers are sure that her star power will help reach a pan-India audience. Whenever Hindi artistes have done South movies, they have always shared screen space with a top star from the region. But the Manikarnika heroine will be leading from the front as the movie revolves around her character’s journey. The producers have already signed a contract with her.”

The interesting thing is that this is the huge amount and this will be the first time when any actress is getting so much amount, maybe the highest ever. While talking about the film Kangana Ranaut said, “Jayalalithaaji is one of the biggest female success stories of this century. She was a superstar and went on to become an iconic politician, it’s a great concept for a mainstream film. I am honoured to be a part of this mega project".


The film will be directed by South filmmaker AL Vijay and Baahubali writer KV Vijayendra Prasad has written the biopic. Earlier Kangana and Vijayendra Prasad had worked together in Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi and the film did amazing at the box office.

"Jayalalithaa madam was one of the most prominent leaders of our country. Making a film on her life is a big responsibility and we are going to do it with utmost care and honesty. I am proud and happy that a talented actress like Kangana Ranautji will portray the dynamic role of this dynamic leader", writer Vijayendra Prasad said.

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First published: 24 March 2019, 13:23 IST