Queen is a TV series scripted by Reshma Ghatala. The series is inspired by the book penned by Anita Sivakumar, which is said to be loosely based on the life-events of late Tamilnadu CM, Madam, “Jayalalithaa.” Gautham Menon and Prasath Murugesan directed the series. It was first aired as a web series on MX player on 14th December 2019 and was telecast as a weekly series on Zee Tamil from 13th September 2020. Ramya Krishnan played the titular role and Indrajith Sukumaran played an important role. The series is about Shakti Seshadri, the daughter of a supporting actress, who was very studious but was forced to enter the cinema industry and then politics.
Ramya Krishnan played Shakti and Indrajith played the role of GMR, a leading movie hero and a politician. "Anikha" and Anjana Jayaprakash played the younger versions of Shakti. Vamsi Krishna, Tulasi Shivamani, Sonia Agarwal, Lilette Dubey, Munna Simon, Vanitha Krishnachandran, Vivek Rajgopal, “Charmila” and Viji Chandrasekhar are also in the cast. Gautham Menon did a cameo role. SR Kathir is the cinematographer and Praveen Antony is the editor. Ondraga Entertainment of Gautham Menon produced the series, which is of 11 episodes. The first season ended with the rise of Shakti as a politician. Her political career is expected to be elaborately dealt with in the second season.