The makers of ‘Raazi’, Junglee Pictures is set to bring the untold story of Jeevajothi Santhakumar.
The production house is currently working on a script based on her life and an incident involving a restaurant mogul who was accused of a crime that shocked the nation and resulted in a conviction – P.Rajagopal V. State of Tamil Nadu.
The film will follow the rise of a rags-to-riches businessman, who built the world’s largest South Indian food chain. It will also look at how his pursuit of the unwilling Jeevajothi, led to him being accused of the murder of Jeevajothi’s husband Prince Santhakumar and ultimately convicted of the crime by the Hon’ble Supreme Court.
Jeevajothi Santhakumar shares, “I am overwhelmed and elated by Junglee Pictures’ decision to make a feature film about my legal and emotional battle with this affluent hotelier, a struggle that went on for 18 years. I am confident that seeing this story on the big screen will bring about a drastic change in the status quo of patriarchy.”
Keep it with BizAsiaLive.com for more.