'Roja' stars Madhoo, Arvind Swamy to get back together after 28 years in 'Thalaivi'

WION Web Team New delhi, India Oct 16, 2020, 10.32 PM(IST)

Madhoo and Arvind Swamy Photograph:( Twitter )

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‘Thalaivi’ is a film based on the life of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Veteran actress Madhoo Shah and Arvind Swamy will get back together after 28 years on the screen, after they starred in hit film ‘Roja’. Madhoo and Arvind will star together in ‘Thalaivi’ -- in which Kangana Ranaut plays the role of J Jayalalithaa in the biopic. 

Madhoo will play late politician-actor MG Ramachandran aka MGR's wife Janaki Devi in ‘Thalaivi’. She will be paired opposite Arvind Swamy, who is reprising the role of MGR in the film. 'Thalaivi' teaser: Kangana Ranaut looks awe-inspiring in her look as Jayalalithaa

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Janaki Devi was MG Ramachandran's third wife. She was married to him for about two decades from 1963 to 1987. She passed away on May 19, 1996.

Madhoo and Arvind Swamy had teamed up for the first time in director Mani Ratnam's ‘Roja’. The film marked composer AR Rahman's debut in Kollywood. 

‘Thalaivi’ is directed by AL Vijay.

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