The Regional Board of Film Certification has finally given green signal for the release of "Jaya Lalitha" starring Sharan and Aishwarya Devan after a long wait. The film has been given a 'U/A' certification.
The release of "Jaya Lalitha" was delayed after it run into trouble with the board over release of a song from the film to a channel without its permission.
The film was initially titled, "Smt. Jayalalitha" but its makers had to change it because of its resemblance to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha. It is said to be a remake of Malayalam film, "Mayamohini" (2012) starring Dileep but people behind the Kannada version have claimed that it is completely different from the original except for the character of the lead actor, who will be seen in a woman get-up.
"Mayamohini", directed by Jose Thomas and featuring Biju Menon, Lakshmi Rai, Baburaj, Mythili and Spadikam George in the lead roles was a huge hit. Its story was written by Udayakrishna and Siby K. Thomas.
Comedian turned hero, Sharan will be seen dressed up as a woman in Kannada version "Jaya Lalitha". He ie brimming with confidence after the huge success of his film, "Rambo". Aishwarya, who acted opposite Jayasurya in V.K. Prakash's Malayalam film, "Thank You" plays female lead role in the film.
Directed by P.Kumar of "Vishnuvardhana" and "Charulatha" fame, the film also has Sadhu Kokila and Tabala Nani in importance roles. P.Indira has produced the film under Indira Productions banner, Sridhar Sambhram has composed the music and Karunakar has handled the camera.