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Arvind Swamy to play MGR in Jayalalithaa biopic starring Kangana Ranaut

The film is being directed by AL Vijay and is produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Shaailesh R. It is scheduled to release next year.

Oct 04, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

Supreme Court stays probe into J Jayalalithaa's death

While the Madras High Court had dismissed a petition from Apollo Hospital which had objected to the inquiry commission, the Supreme Court on Friday put a stay order.

Apr 26, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

DMK, if voted to power, will probe mystery over Jayalalithaa's death: Stalin

Jayalalithaa died on December 5, 2016, over two months after being treated for various complications, including infection, since September 22.

Apr 04, 2019, 19:31 PM IST

DMK government to probe Jayalalithaa's death: MK Stalin

A DMK government in Tamil Nadu will order a probe into the death of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, DMK President MK Stalin announced on Wednesday.

Apr 03, 2019, 20:10 PM IST

Kangana Ranaut to play Jayalalithaa in biopic 'Thalaivi'

Actress Kangana Ranaut, last seen on screen in "Manikarnika", will be playing late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in the upcoming multilingual biopic "Thalaivi", its makers have announced.

Mar 23, 2019, 15:54 PM IST

In Amma's absence, PM Modi is our daddy: AIADMK Minister KT Rajendra Balaji

Tamil Nadu Minister KT Rajendra Balaji said that though Jayalalithaa did not join hands with Modi in 2014, she always respected him. 

Mar 10, 2019, 08:21 AM IST

Personal attacks by politicians are an insult to Indian voters

Crass political speeches are self-inflicted wounds on the republic that promises freedom, justice and other such noble virtues of public order.

Nov 27, 2018, 13:23 PM IST

Embarrassed AIADMK unveils new statue of Jayalalithaa as old one failed to resemble her

The new statue was unveiled by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam among cheers from party supporters.


Nov 14, 2018, 11:28 AM IST

Sarkar film row: Madras court restrains Tamil Nadu Police from arresting AR Murugadoss

Murugadoss' film 'Sarkar' starring Vijay in the lead role, has got embroiled in a raging controversy over reported references to late former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa.

Nov 09, 2018, 17:08 PM IST

TN govt extends term for Justice Arumughaswamy committee probing Jayalalithaa's death

The Justice Arumughaswamy Commission, which has been probing the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, on Wednesday got an extension for its term from Tamil Nadu government. 

Oct 24, 2018, 16:35 PM IST

Jayalalithaa's death: Apollo Hospital submits 5-page affidavit, explains why CCTVs were off

Jayalalithaa passed away on December 5, 2016 after being treated in the hospital for 75 days from September 22 for various ailments.

Oct 06, 2018, 13:03 PM IST

Padma Shri Bharathiraja to direct Jayalalithaa biopic

Y-Star is currently lining up the top technicians.

Aug 28, 2018, 12:27 PM IST

Renewed demand of Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa by AIADMK, asks for Anna, Periyar too

"It is Amma (Jayalalithaa) who gave 69 per cent reservation to the downtrodden people. She was a champion for social justice. Therefore, Bharat Ratna for Amma is our desire," said Panneerselvam.

Aug 23, 2018, 21:49 PM IST

A biopic on former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa on the anvil

The movie is expected to be launched on her birth anniversary next year.

Aug 15, 2018, 20:43 PM IST

Karunanidhi and Jayalalithaa: Divided by blood feud, united in federalism

They were both staunch warriors of federalism. And the people of Tamil Nadu voted for them over and over again. The future of politics here is the future of the cause of federalism.

Aug 08, 2018, 08:29 AM IST

Jayalalithaa's audio clip, diet chat released by probe panel

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo was seen complaining about her breathing.

May 26, 2018, 23:18 PM IST

CCTV cameras in Jayalalithaa's ICU were switched off: Apollo Hospitals

Prathap C Reddy,  Founder-Chairman of Apollo Hospitals, has said that Jayalalithaa was treated in a separate ICU and that access to it was closed. He also said she got the best care the hospital could give.

Mar 22, 2018, 17:10 PM IST

Jayalalithaa's fingerprints won't be shared: SC sets aside Madras High Court order over a bypoll petition

The high court had sought fingerprints over an election petition filed by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader P Saravanan. 

Mar 21, 2018, 15:53 PM IST

Sasikala recounts how Jayalalithaa fainted and was rushed to the hospital

Sasikala claimed she took Jayalalithaa to the hospital even though the former AIADMK chief did not want to be taken for treatment.

Mar 21, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

Policeman on duty at Jayalalithaa 's memorial commits suicide

A 28-year old policeman posted on duty at the memorial of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa here allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself today, police said.

Mar 04, 2018, 16:48 PM IST