The Mother of Millions, MX Player Introduces the Queen with its Trailer!
MX Player has released the trailer of Queen, a web series inspired by true events of Tamil Nadu’s former respected and loved Chief Minister. Led by Ramya Krishnan, the series will premiere on December 14.
Reluctant actress, reluctant politician and a non-conformist until the very end- she was destiny’s child who rose from the ashes like a phoenix to rule the state as its youngest female chief minister. Inspired by true events, MX Player brings viewers the story of Shakthi Sheshadri- a woman who was pushed to embrace life choices which weren’t her own, and yet she excelled in each of those chapters.
A woman who redefined her destiny and became the people’s, QUEEN.
— MX Player (@MXPlayer) December 4, 2019
Loosely based on Jayalalithaa’s life (though unclaimed), the series will show her story in three phases- her childhood, her career as an actress, and finally as the politician. An intelligent and fearless child in the world of men, Shakthi is faced with hurdles in every step of her life, conquering them all to come out on top as the Queen she was. Directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon & Prasath Murugesan, Queen is a Tamil original, available for streaming in Hindi and Bengali exclusively on MX Player, from 14th December.
Ramya Krishnan, who is well known for playing Sivagami Devi in the Baahubali series, will play the lead, supported by Anikha Surendran, Anjana Jayaprakash, Indrajith Sukumaran, Vanitha Krishna Chandran, Viji Chandarsekaran and Sonia Aggarwal.
Speaking about her character Ramya said, “Some characters compel you to take on the challenge and being Shakthi was one of them. Be it her disciple, her will to defy the norm or her innocence in the hard world she lived in was something that appealed to me and I knew I must take up this project.”
Director Gautham Vasudev Menon further added saying, “Some stories deserve to be told and this was one of them. We’ve worked extremely hard on making the series and I couldn’t have asked for a better team to help me put this together. Every character that is associated with the show has a solid reason to be there and each actor has done a wonderful job of essaying their roles.”
Karan Bedi, CEO, MX Player concluded saying, “We believe that this is a story with universal appeal, that transcends languages and geographies. We’ve treated this project as a magnum opus – be it associating with the best creative minds, a powerhouse cast or the scale of production. This journey of a lost little girl, who loses faith in everything she puts her trust in, and finally emerges as a law unto herself is sure to strike a chord across the country.”
Watch The Trailer Here: