It was recently announced that superstar Rajinikanth will be teaming up with young filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj post the release of his two upcoming films – 2.0 and Kaala. While Kaala is slated to be released on April 27th, 2018, the makers of 2.0, directed by Shankar, are yet to confirm the release date of the magnum opus. While all this was happening, it was officially announced that Rajinikanth will team up with young filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj after Kaala and 2.0, much to the joy of his fans. The yet to be titled film will be produced by Kalanidhi Maran under his banner Sun Pictures. Reports reveal that the film is under pre-production at the present moment and will soon go on shooting floors. At this juncture, buzz in the Tamil film circles is that the makers have roped in another top actor in Tamil cinema to play the antagonist in the film. Emerging reports reveal that actor Vijay Sethupathi has been signed on as the antagonist for the film, however, the makers are tight-lipped about the development. Buzz in the industry is that the makers will soon make an official announcement regarding this.
Vijay Sethupathi is currently gearing up for the shooting for the multi-starrer, Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, with Mani Ratnam, which also stars Simbhu, Arvind Swami, Arun Vijay, Jyothika, Aditi Rao Hydari and Aishwarya Rajesh. Simbhu had recently begun shooting for Chekka Chivantha Vaanam and the rest of the cast will soon join the schedules of the shoot. Vijay Sethupathi also has the Telugu film, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, alongside Megastar Chiranjeevi and will be seen playing a pivotal role. The film is based on the life of one of the first freedom fighters of India, Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, and Chiranjeevi will be seen playing the titular role in it.
Superstar Rajinikanth is awaiting the release of his upcoming sci-fi robotic thriller 2.0 which is being directed by Shankar. The film is currently under post-production stage and may be released during Independence Day this year. Rajinikanth will also be seen in Kaala which is a gangster drama which is directed by Pa Ranjith. A teaser of Kaala was released on March 2nd, 2018 and the video is already breaking all possible records.