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Nitya Menon's The Iron Lady to shoot in RFC from Jan 24th

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Nitya Menon's The Iron Lady to shoot in RFC from Jan 24th
10 January, 2019
It has been officially announced that Nithya Menon will play titular role in Priyadarshini's upcoming film The Iron Lady, a biopic on the life and legacy of yesteryear heroine and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa.  A former associate of Mysskin, Priyadhaarshini is the director of The Iron Lady. 

To be produced by Papertale Pictures, the shoot of the biopic will commence from 24th of January in Hyderabad. The shoot is going to take place at Ramoji Film City and the makers are erecting  a huge for the same purpose.  

In an interview with national daily, Priyadarshini explained why he picked Nithya to play the late Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa.

“Being a ‘star’ actress alone is not a qualification for playing Jaya madam on screen. I wanted an actress who would give a nuanced performance, besides her physique and height matching Amma’s. I felt Nithya Menen would fit the bill. I went to Bengaluru and narrated the script to her and she was too happy to come on board,” Priyadarshini said.

The latest buzz suggest that Nithya Menen is quite dedicated for the project and she will not sign any new films till she completes the film.

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