TAMILNADU CHIEFMINISTER DR.J.JAYALALITHA

Tamilnadu Chief Minister
Dr.J.Jayalalitha

The Political Super Star
The General Secretary of AIADMK



Name
Dr. J.Jayalalitha

Affectionately 
called

Ammu, Puratchi Thalaivi
Profession

Actor turned Politician
Date of birth
Feb-24-1948

Place of birth
Mysore
Family

Father -Jeyaram
Mother: Sandya
Brother

Education

Matriculation

Schools attended

* Bishop cotton Girls High School, Bangalore.
* Presentation Convent Church Park, Chennai.

As a dancer

Well versed in Bharata Natyam, Mohini Attam, Kathak, Manipuri.

Would have been

Lawyer
Debut

* Kannada film:’ chinnada Gombe’
* Telugu film:’ Manushulu Mamathalu’
* Tamil film :‘vennira aadai ‘
* With MGR:“Aayirarhthil Oruvan”
* With Shivaji: ‘Galaata Kalyaanam’

Rise to fame character
As a vampish lead in G. Krishna’s James Bond-type hit Goodachari 116 she was noticed by everyone..

Entry into politics

First as the Secretary of the AIADMK, then was nominated to the Rajya Sabha.
Awards

* 1972- Kalaimamani award from the government of Tamilnadu.* 1991- Was conferred the Degree of Doctor of Literature(D.Litt) by the University of Madras.
* 1992- Dr MGR Medical University conferred the degree of Doctor of Science.
* 1993-Madurai Kamaraj University conferred the degree of Doctor of Letters.
* 2003-Tamil Nadu Agricultural University conferred the degree of Doctor of Science.
* 2003-Bharathidasan University conferred the degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa)

Influential persons in her life

* Mother Celine(school head mistress)* Her mother for her career in films.
* Dr. M.G.R for her career in politics.

Worst Moment

When she was attacked in the Tamil Nadu Assembly by then ruling party people.

Highs

* In 1982 when she gave her maiden speech about ‘pennin perumai’ which was applauded by Dr. M.G.R*In 1984 her Rajya sabha maiden speech which impressed Mrs.Indira Gandhi

Lows

The passing away of her mother and Dr.M.G.R.

For the welfare of women

* Cradle baby scheme.
* All women police station   &   

* So much of women welfare Schemes                                                                                                                                

Special interst
Studying Law

Religion

Very religious

Hobbies

Has a large private library with a huge collection of books

Likes to watch

Old tamil, hindi and english movies

Impressed by the book

“Wild Swans”
Facts

* After completion of Matriculation in 1964, she won a scholarship from Government of India for higher studies but did not accept it as she took up a career in films.
* Played ‘herself’ as a politician/chief minister in the movie ‘Neenga Nalla Erukkanum’*
* The first Woman Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.
* She was elected from Srirangam Assembly constituency to become the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu.

Chief Minister
* From 24-06-1991 to 12-05-1996,
* From 14-05-2001 to 21-09-2001
* From 02-03-2002 to -12-05-2006
* From 2011 to 2016

Portfolio’s 
handled 
by her as C.M.
Public, Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service, Indian Forest Service, General Administration, District Revenue Officers, Police, Home.
Home, Prohibition and Excise Dept - Public Department

Address

“Veda Nilayam”, 81/36 Poes Garden, Chennai – 600 086.