- Nickname:Jaya and Amma
- Birthday24 February, 2019
- Fun Trivia:Press reports have mentioned time and again about Jayalalithaa’s faith in astrology and numerology, as she used to consult astrologers before taking important political decisions. She even changed her name from
- Famous Quote:One-third of my life was dominated by my mother, the other part — a major one — was dominated by MGR. Two-third of my life is thus over. One third remains and this part of my life remains for myself but there are some responsibilities and duties to be fulfilled.
Jayalalithaa Jayaram was an Indian actress-turned-politician who was a six-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu. She also held the position of a General Secretary of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party. Born in Mysore in a place called Melukote, she hailed from a Tamil Iyengar family. Soon after completing her matriculation in 1964, she started working in films and her career included films of different languages like English, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. She was a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and was good in other dance forms as well like Kathak, Mohiniyattam and Manipuri as well. Jayalalithaa was admitted to hospital on September 22, 2016 because of high fever and dehydration. She succumbed to her illness and died on 5th December 2016 at Appolo Hospital, Chennai. She remained the chief minister of Tamil Nadu till her death.