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J. Jayalalithaa is all set to take reigns of Tamil Nadu Government for the fourth time in two decades. AIADMK, lead by Jayalalithaa has sweeped the Assembly Elections 2011 held in Tamil Nadu. Her political career has many ups and downs with controvercies, law suits, land slide defeats and thumping victories. Jayalalithaa was elected to Tamil Nadu Assembly five terms from various constituencies. She was elected from Bodinayakkanur Constituency in 1989, from Bargur in 1991, from Andipatti in 2001 and 2006 and presently from Srirangam in 2011 Assembly elections. She is known for her popular schemes and mass appealing through Tamil and Telugu Cinemas. She is fondly called as Amma (Mother) and Puratchi Thalaivi (Revolutionary Leader) by her fans and followers.

Jayalalithaa has entered into politics in 1981 through joining in AIADMK and was selected to Rajya Sabha for the first time in 1988. She was reached to the heights of the party through her association with late M.G .Ramachandran, a film star turned Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and highly popular as MGR. Jayalalithaa took the charge of AIADMK affairs after the death of MGR in a sequence of dramatic developments in AIADMK. Jayalalitha was disqualified by Supreme Court to contest in 2001 Assembly elections due to criminal allegations of land acquisitions. She successfully lead the AIADMK party to the power in that elections and created sensation by assuming the chair of Chief Minister with out being a member of any house.

Jayalalithaa was noted actress who acted with stalwarts like MG Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan, Jaishankar, Ravichandran, Kamal Haasan etc. She also acted with NT Rama Rao in Telugu movies and known for her relationship with Sobhan Babu. She is popular as Puratchithalaivi of Tamil Nadu. She also acted in a Hindi film 'Izzat' with Dharmendra. Details of movie career of Jayalalithaa available on Her most popular films in Tamil are Savale Samali, Yaar Nee, Naan, Suryakanthi, Deiva Magan and Bhagdad Perazhagi.. Jayalalithaa's mother, Sandhya was also an actress of Tamil cinema industry. Following is the brief profile of J. Jayalalithaa:

Here are some more profile details:

1. Date of Birth: 24th February 1948
2. Native Place: Srirangam, Trichy
3. Education: Bishop Cotton Girls' High School (Bangalore) / Sacred Heart Matriculation School (Church Park Presentation Convent) in Chennai.

Following is the period / tenure of J Jayalalithaa as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu:

1. First Tenure : 1991-1996
2. Second Tenure : 14 May 2001-16 September 2001
3. Third Tenure : 2002-2006
4. Fourth Tenure : 2011-2016

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