Dr J Jayalalithaa passed away on December 5, 2016 after a prolonged stay in hospital for a variety of ailments. Her end came after she suffered a cardiac arrest. She was Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and the General Secretary of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) when she breather her last at the age of 68. Popularly referred to as Amma by her supporters, she was serving her sixth term as Chief Minister of the state.

Before joining politics she had made a name for herself as an actress. She had worked in close to 140 films in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada languages.

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Sasilalitha: Another biopic on Jayalalithaa announced

According to sources, Sasilalitha will also focus on the last days of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

AIADMK: In search of a parental figure

Jayalalitha ran the party like an autocrat and anyone however big could be thrown out of the party without any notice, what so ever. It is difficult for outsiders to understand the fear and absolute obedience that she commanded.


Jayalalithaa’s biopic titled Thalaivi

On former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary, producer Vishnu Induri announced that her biopic will be titled Thalaivi. The makers are yet to announce the cast and crew of the film.

Kodanad estate break-in case: Two accused held in Delhi brought to Chennai

On Monday, two of the accused persons, V K Sayan, and Valayar Manoj, were brought from Delhi by police in a private flight and whisked away for further interrogation.

Jayalalithaa's hospital bill Rs 6.85 crore, Rs 44.56 lakh still pending

The ruling AIADMK is shown as having paid Rs six crore received on June 15, 2017, months after Jayalalithaa's death on December 5, 2016.

Madras HC rejects plea for CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death, imposes costs on petitioner

The petitioner said he had earlier sent a request to the Union home secretary, the state chief secretary and the home secretary for a CBI probe into the issue.


Can’t interfere with Speaker’s decision on Jayalalithaa portrait: Madras HC

On February 12, DMK MLA J Anbazhagan had moved the court after the portrait of Jayalalithaa was unveiled in the Assembly hall, and sought its removal on the grounds that she was found guilty on graft charges.

Jayalalithaa portrait unveiled in Tamil Nadu Assembly, DMK moves High Court

Opposition parties, including the Congress, PMK, DMDK and CPM questioned the move, calling Jayalalithaa a convict.

The real story behind the Jayalalithaa video

A top source in Dinakaran camp said they never wanted to release the video of Jayalalithaa which was shot by Sasikala during the treatments in Apollo Hospital.

Jayalalithaa was brought to Apollo in breathless condition: Hospital official

The former AIADMK supremo spent 75 days in the hospital before breathing her last on December 5 last year.

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J Jayalalithaa first death anniversary: Rare and unseen photos from her film career

J Jayalalithaa first death anniversary: Here's a pictorial tribute to the unmatched run of Jayalalithaa's career in the film industry.

Jayalalithaa buried with full state honours; PM Modi, President Mukherjee pay homage

Her body was shifted from Rajaji Hall, where it was kept for the public to pay their last respects, to an Army truck decked with over two tonne of flowers, and made its way to the MGR Memorial.


Jayalalithaa death: Tamil Nadu weeps for its iconic, beloved leader

Jayalalithaa death: The chief minister was declared dead at 11:30 pm Monday night at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai

A look back at CM Jayalalithaa's career and what made her Tamil Nadu's Amma

Jayalalithaa died at 11.30 pm on December 5 after many weeks in hospital

Jayalalithaa takes charge as Tamil Nadu CM for the sixth time

Jayalalithaa's swearing-in ceremony was held at the Centenary Auditorium at the Madras University on Monday afternoon.

Jayalalithaa walks out of Bangalore Jail

Jayalalithaa released from Bangalore jail after 21 days, a day after Supreme Court granted her bail in an 18-year-old DA case.


Jayalalithaa gets bail, AIADMK supporters break out into celebrations

Avid party workers, whose joy was short-lived on October 7 following conflicting reports about her bail in the Karnataka High Court, were in for some happy news today with men and women dancing in joy over the apex court enlarging their leader on bail.

J Jayalalithaa convicted; AIADMK workers stage protests

As soon Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was convicted in an 18-year-old disproportionate assets case by a special court, AIADMK workers began their protests.

Congress workers hold protest against Tamil Nadu CM

Hundreds of Congress workers held a demonstration in front of their party office.