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Published On: Tue, Dec 6th, 2016

Only few people know these 5 things about Jayalalithaa

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jaya_310147fNEW DELHI : Here are five things you may not know about ‘Puratchi Thalaivi’ Jayalalithaa:-
1- Lowest salary as CM: She drew just Re 1/month
As a Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Amma only drew Re 1/month as salary. Jayalalithaa had refused to accept her first salary cheque as Chief Minister.
On being told that she should receive a salary as public servant, she accepted a salary of Re 1.

2- She worked in Hindi film too. Jayalalithaa appeared in over 80 Tamil movies. However, she also did one Hindi movie, ‘Izzat’, opposite superstar Dharmendra.

3 – She took bath in public. Amma once attended the Mahamakam festival in Kumbakonam, the Kumbh Mela of South India.Sections of the ghats where she was to have a ritual bath were cordoned off. Eventually there was stampede.

4- Featured in  Guinness Book of World Records. Amma’s name featured in Guinness Book of World Records as in the year 1995, during  her first term as CM, she organised a lavish wedding for her ‘foster son’ Sudhagaran.

According to  Guinness record, over 1,50,000 guests were invited to the wedding at a 50-acre ground in Chennai.5- Jayalalithaa’s first movie was ‘adult only’

Jayaalithaa first movie – Vennira Aadai – in 1965 was released as ‘for adults only’. It was a blockbuster in Tamil cinema. As she was only 15, she herself couldn’t watch her first movie, according to a report in Financial Express.


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