That Karthik Subbaraj will next direct superstar Rajinikanth in a film is something that we all know. This yet untitled film will be bankrolled by Sun Pictures and will most likely begin from August this year. The music of the film will be rendered by Anirudh Ravichander and will be the first time the young music composer will compose for a Rajinikanth film. Reports were doing rounds that veteran actor Simran may be roped in to play the female lead role opposite Rajinikanth in the film. However, these reports are yet to be confirmed by the makers. Actor Sanath has already been finalised to play one of the pivotal roles in the film.
And according to the latest buzz, young actress Megha Akash is being considered to play the female lead role opposite Sanath in the film. reports reveal that Megha Akash is the front runner for this role and may soon be signed on to pay the lead role opposite Sanath in it. Megha Akash will be seen alongside Dhanush in Gautham Menon directorial Ennai Nokki Paayum Thotta which is slated to be released this year some time. Megha has already two films in Telugu that have released – LIE and Chal Mohan Ranhga – both alongside actor Nithiin.
The makers had also announced that the film will also feature Vijay Sethupathi in an important role in the film that will star Rajinikanth in the lead role. This will be for the first time that Vijay Sethupathi will share screen space with superstar Rajinikanth and will be one of the biggest projects of his career. It was earlier being reported that Vijay Sethupathi would be seen playing the antagonist in this Rajinikanth starrer, and the latest developments only confirm these reports. Besides this film with Karthik Subbaraj, Vijay Sethupathi will also be seen in Mani Ratnam directorial Chekka Chivantha Vaanam which is a multi-starrer.