'Thalaivi' digital rights sold for ₹55, Kangana Ranaut reveals her salary for the film

Kangana Ranaut revealed that the digital OTT rights are sold to Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.
'Thalaivi'  Kangana Ranaut
National Award-winner actress Kangana Ranaut is one of the highest paid actor in Bollywood. It is well known that she is essaying the role of actress and politician former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the biopic titled 'Thalaivi'.

Directed by AL Vijay, the film was scheduled to release on June 26, that was before the COVID-19 pandemic situation. With 40 percent of the shoot completed before the lockdown, the makers say that they worry least on the delay of the release but the bigger challenge is to complete the shoot during this pandemic situation.

In a recent interview, Kangana Ranaut revealed that 'Thalaivi' Tamil and Hindi digital rights have been sold to Amazon prime and Netflix respectively for a whopping ₹55 crore rupees. "The digital rights have been sold but the film will not directly release on OTT platforms as Thalaivi is being made on a massive scale for theatrical release", said Kangana Ranaut.

The actress says that besides the digital rights, the producers of Thalaivi are yet to sell the satellite rights and theatrical rights haven't been locked yet. She also revealed that she was paid a salary of ₹25 crore for the film as it's a bilingual, so according to the actress, it's a two-film deal.
'Thalaivi' Aravind Swamy MGR
Kangana recently donated Rs 5 lakh to the Film Employees Federation of South India’s (FEFSI) relief fund and she also contributed Rs 5 lakh for the daily wage workers of Thalaivi.

It was in February, the makers of ‘Thalaivi’ released the first-look posters of Kangana and Arvind Swami's characters in the film. While Kangana essays the titular role, Arvind Swami will be playing the role of iconic actor-politician MG Ramachandran.
'Thalaivi' Kangna Bharathanatyam
Kangana Ranaut has not only learnt Tamil and Bharathanatyam for her role as J Jayalalithaa , but has also gained 10 kilos to match her appearance. Produced by Vibri Media, Thalaivi is a big budget film that is getting ready. The film also includes Madhubala and Samuthirakani in pivotal characters.


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