That Karthik Subbaraj will next direct superstar Rajinikanth in a film something we all know and the film be produced by Sun Pictures on a mammoth budget. The film is yet to be titled and will have music by Anirudh Ravichander and will be the first time for the youngster to compose a music for a Rajinikanth film. And in an exciting development, the makers have now announced that the film will also feature Vijay Sethupathi in an important role in the film that will star Rajinikanth in the lead role. “We are happy to announce that for the first time, Vijay Sethupathi will be acting with Superstar Rajini in #SuperstarWithSunPictures #VijaySethupathiWithSuperstar” wrote the makers on their Twitter page confirming the development. 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.
— Sun Pictures (@sunpictures) April 26, 2018
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. Kaala will be released worldwide on June 7th, 2018 which was announced by producer Dhanush a while ago.