Hindi version of Kangana starrer Thalaivi for now has secured its position in the list of Top 10 films being watched in India on popular OTT platform Netflix.
Each film attracts a section of audience that gets instantly connected to the characters in the movie and tends to watch it multiple times. A section of urbane audiences aged from 24-35 are said to be watching Thalaivi a lot and they have been watching it a number of times after the first screening. There is, indeed, a special factor that draws this section and age group of people to the OTT platform on the biographical movie.
Not many people know about the life and journey of J. Jayalalithaa but educated urban audiences, especially women, are interested to know about her life and wonder how Jaya has reached the zenith of success in the age of MGR and Karunanidhi, in a patriarchal Tamil society and politics. Her struggle of being raised and striving for success in a male dominant society along with how MGR used her during his film career and politics was exposed in Thalaivi. This is the content that is clicking with the urban audience a lot.
AL Vijay’s directorial Thalaivi, which was recently released in theatres, garnered numerous positive reviews and lead actress Kangana Ranaut was applauded for her excellent portrayal of Tamil Nadu’s late female chief minister, J. Jayalalithaa.