South Indian’s web historical drama Queen that released exclusively on MX Player Original streaming platform as on December 14, 2019, containing a total of eleven episodes. The series is inspired from the life of Tamil Nadu’s Late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa that is represented in the form of words in a novel named “Queen” based on her life and the series is the screenplay of the novel written by Anita Sivakumaran. The series is written by Reshma Ghatala and written by Gautham Menon and Prasath Murugesan.
The IMDb rating of the series is 9.2 out of 10. The series is appreciated for the subject matter that the series is based on. It is the life story of a sturdy woman and her resilient journey who dared to go against the premade norms and set boundaries.
Season 1 has shown the life journey and unfolding of Shakthi Sheshadri aka Jayalalithaa which begins from her pre-teen days and the blocks that stick together and form the reason behind stepping into the world of the cinema industry. The further build up relationship between her and the GMR Group and the ultimate path that led her to the political world.
THE CAST COMPRISES OF:
- Ramya Krishnan as Shakthi Seshadri
- Anikha Surendran as the young Shakthi Seshadri
- Anjana Jayaprakash as the vicenarian Shakthi Seshadri
- Indrajith Sukumaran as M.G.Ramachandran
- Vamsi Krishna as Chaitanya Reddy
- Lilette Dubey as an interviewer
- Tulasi as Ranganayaki, Shakthi Sheshadri’s mother
- Sonia Agarwal as young Ranganayaki, Shakthi Sheshadri’s mother
- Gautham Menon as Sridhar
- Karuppu Nambiar as Syed
- Munna Simon as Srikanth, Shakthi Sheshadri’s brother
- Vanitha Krishnachandran as Janani Devi
- Viji Chandrasekhar as Suriyakala Dhanraj
- Vivek Rajgopal as Pradeepan
- Rajie Vijay Sarathy as Flavia
- Hans Kaushik as Maya Rangaswamy
- Charmila as Shakthi, Sheshadri’s grandmother
- Sruthy Jayan as Malar
- Elavarasan Devarajan as Photographer Subramanium
- Sarjano Khalid as Vinith
There is going to be a season 2 of the series and it is already in process. Actor Ramya is excited. “I am just waiting to get there and be a part of it. People can expect more action, more interesting content, thrilling and exciting content,” Ramya Krishnan said.
Let us find out the details regarding the release date, plot, and the cast:
- RELEASE DATE: No official date or anticipated date has been heard so far. We are looking forward to the release of the date by the team of Queen season 1.
- THE CAST: The cast may remain the same and no such material alteration will be made in the casting of the series. But we should sit and wait for the confirmation too.
“We don’t have clarity on when shooting will start. With the quarantine right now, we are yet to know,” Ramya Krishnan said, adding: “Last when I spoke to (writer) Reshma, she was done with the script. It’s all ready to go on floors but it all depends on the quarantine phase,” she added.
So, all we are left with is to wait for the announcement and the series to knock the doors of the OTT platforms.