On the eve of Jayalalithaa's 71st birth anniversary, director AL Vijay and producer Vishnu Vardhan Induri made an official announcement about the title for the biopic of the Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. Title 'Thalaivi' was finalized for the upcoming biopic of late Chief Minister of TamilNadu Jayalalithaa. Vishnu Vardhan Induri, the chairman of Celebrity Cricket League & SIIMA, is going to bankroll 'Thalaivi' under the banner of Vibri Media. Vishnu Vardhan Induri was also the co-Producer of NTR Biopic.
Vishnu Vardhan said that the team has obtained no objection certificate from Jayalalithaa's Nephew Deepak. Baahubali fame Vijayendra Prasad is working on the script. GV Prakash Kumar will score Music. Nirav Shah will handle the cinematography and Anthony for editing. The director Vijay has spent nine months researching for the project. The makers are yet to announce the cast and crew of the biopic. It will be shot simultaneously in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Apart from Vishnu Induri, Priyadarshini and Bharathiraja announced that they are also shooting a biopic.