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AIADMK's Edappadi K Palaniswami pays floral tribute to Jayalalithaa in Chennai
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AIADMK's Edappadi K Palaniswami pays floral tribute to Jayalalithaa in Chennai

Tamil Nadu's principal Opposition party, the AIADMK on Monday elected Edappady K Palaniswami as its Interim General Secretary and vested in him full powers to helm the organisation

Kodanad heist and murder case: Ex-Jayalalithaa aide Sasikala questioned by police for four hours
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Kodanad heist and murder case: Ex-Jayalalithaa aide Sasikala questioned by police for four hours

The guard of former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's Nilgiris estate was murdered in 2017. Sasikala has called for strict action against the culprits

Cops question Sasikala in Kodanad case: Explaining the 2017 robbery-murder incident and her link to it
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Cops question Sasikala in Kodanad case: Explaining the 2017 robbery-murder incident and her link to it

In 2017, after her demise, Jayalalithaa's Kodanad retreat in the Nilgiris witnessed a murder and robbery. Three people related to the heist died — two in accidents and one by suicide. Now five years later, the late chief minister's aide, VK Sasikala, has been questioned for her involvement in it

OPS backs testimony giving clean chit to VK Sasikala, hails her as 'Chinnamma'
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OPS backs testimony giving clean chit to VK Sasikala, hails her as 'Chinnamma'

While Jayalalithaa is addressed as 'Amma' (mother), Sasikala is called 'Chinnamma,' which roughly translates to younger mother

Jayalalithaa’s 74th birth anniversary: Political leaders pay floral tribute to Amma
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Jayalalithaa’s 74th birth anniversary: Political leaders pay floral tribute to Amma

On the day, AIADMK members elected in the just concluded urban civic polls in the state dedicated their victory to the late chief minister

Madras HC quashes order converting Jayalalithaa's Chennai residence ‘Veda Nilayam’
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Madras HC quashes order converting Jayalalithaa's Chennai residence ‘Veda Nilayam’

The court also permitted the Income Tax department to recover dues running to several crores of rupees from the petitioners

Kangana Ranaut announces her second directorial project, Emergency, based on Indira Gandhi's life
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Kangana Ranaut announces her second directorial project, Emergency, based on Indira Gandhi's life

"I finally figured no one can direct it better than me," wrote Kangana Ranaut in her announcement of helming Emergency, written by Ritesh Shah.

Explained: Sasikala indicates AIADMK return imminent; what this means for party, EPS, OPS
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Explained: Sasikala indicates AIADMK return imminent; what this means for party, EPS, OPS

The perception of differences gained momentum recently after OPS and EPS issued separate statements on public issues, but joint statements on party matters

TN Assembly Polls: From A Raja's 'slipper' jibe at EPS to populist manifestos, AIADMK and DMK pull out all stops
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TN Assembly Polls: From A Raja's 'slipper' jibe at EPS to populist manifestos, AIADMK and DMK pull out all stops

The two parties – AIADMK seeking a record third term and the DMK planning a strong comeback after a decade in opposition, have converged not only on such freebies but also on other contentious issues like the repeal of the Citizenship Amendment Act

Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi to release on 23 April, announces actor on Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary
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Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi to release on 23 April, announces actor on Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary

Thalaivi is penned by Baahubali and The Dirty Picture writers KV Vijayendra Prasad and Rajat Arora, respectively.

Arvind Swami shares new still of his character from Thalaivi to commemorate MG Ramachandran's death anniversary
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Arvind Swami shares new still of his character from Thalaivi to commemorate MG Ramachandran's death anniversary

Thalaivi traces the life events of late Jayalalithaa played by Kangana Ranaut along with the contribution of MGR in her journey to stardom and politics.

Kangana Ranaut announces wrap of Thalaivi, calls the film her 'most ambitious project'
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Kangana Ranaut announces wrap of Thalaivi, calls the film her 'most ambitious project'

Kangana Ranaut will portray yesteryear actress and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the upcoming multilingual project.

Jayalalithaa death anniversary: Edappadi K Palaniswami pays tribute to ex-Tamil Nadu CM at her memorial
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Jayalalithaa death anniversary: Edappadi K Palaniswami pays tribute to ex-Tamil Nadu CM at her memorial

The AIADMK members observed two minutes' silence as a mark of respect to Jayalalithaa who passed away in 2016

Madhoo reunites with Roja co-star Arvind Swamy as MGR's wife in Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi
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Madhoo reunites with Roja co-star Arvind Swamy as MGR's wife in Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi

More than two decades after Roja's release, Madhoo will be seen with with co-star Arvind Swamy on screen in Thalaivi.

Kangana Ranaut wraps up latest schedule of Thalaivi, shares pictures from the set
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Kangana Ranaut wraps up latest schedule of Thalaivi, shares pictures from the set

Thalaivi, the biopic of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, had halted production owing to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown in March.

Kangana Ranaut resumes shooting for Thalaivi, J Jayalalithaa biopic, after seven months
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Kangana Ranaut resumes shooting for Thalaivi, J Jayalalithaa biopic, after seven months

Kangana Ranaut announced on Twitter she is travelling to South India to resume shoot for Thalaivi.

Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi to release in cinemas instead of going straight to OTT platform, confirms actress
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Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivi to release in cinemas instead of going straight to OTT platform, confirms actress

The cast of Thalaivi also includes Arvind Swamy as MGR, Priyamani as Sasikala, and Prakash Raj as Karunanidhi.

Madras HC declares Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar, nephew Deepak as legal heirs of former Tamil Nadu CM
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Madras HC declares Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar, nephew Deepak as legal heirs of former Tamil Nadu CM

A Madras High Court bench Wednesday said that Deepak and Deepa are second class legal heirs of the late chief minister Jayalalithaa, being the son and daughter of her late brother Jayakumar

Thalaivi: Kangana Ranaut shares new still as Jayalalithaa on late actress-turned-politician's birth anniversary
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Thalaivi: Kangana Ranaut shares new still as Jayalalithaa on late actress-turned-politician's birth anniversary

Thalaivi is written by Baahubali and The Dirty Picture writers KV Vijayendra Prasad and Rajat Arora, respectively.