Ram Gopal Varma announced on Twitter that he is making a film on V K Sasikala, whose brief political glory was sharply abbreviated by the four-year prison sentence
Rajinikanth is having a low-key birthday because of the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa
Rajinikanth's publicist tweeted that the actor "requests fans not to celebrate his birthday and avoid keeping banners and posters"
The film was 1971's Tamil devotional Aathi Parashakti, in which Jayalalithaa played the lead role of Goddess Sakthi, opposite Gemini Ganesan as Lord Shiva. Sridevi, then a child artiste, appeared as Lord Murugan. Now 53, Sridevi recalled Jayalalithaa as "articulate, dignified, cultured and caring."