The teaser of Queen, the upcoming biopic web series on late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, helmed by Gautham Vasudev Menon has been released.
All through the teaser the makers have been careful not to reveal the actors’ faces. It begins with Jayalalithaa as a school girl on stage in front of a mic, receiving applause from the audience. “State topper in school” it reads following which we’re shown a young girl dancing along with the words, “Superstar heroine at 18”. The teaser then shows a young woman dressed in white saree with the ADMK tricolour border, making public speeches.
State Topper. Superstar Heroine. Youngest Chief Minister.
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The web-series has been co-directed by Prasath Murugesan of Kidari fame. The trailer will be released on December 5. Besides the real-life story, the web series will also have a fictional take. Actor Ramya Krishnan will be playing Jayalalithaa while actor Indrajith Sukumaran will be playing a pivotal role.
The web series has been written by Reshma Ghatala who had co-produced Thanga Meengal. Queen web series first season will have 11 episodes is set to premiere on MX Player.