After the blockbuster success of Petta, Superstar Rajinikanth's 166th movie is set to be directed by the acclaimed director AR Murugadoss. Veteran cinematographer Santhosh Sivan will be handling the camera and rockstar Anirudh recently confirmed that he will be scoring the music for the film.

Earlier, we had reported that the popular comedian Yogi Babu has been roped in as the comedian in the venture. And now, the comedian himself has spoken about the venture with Rajinikanth.


In an interview to a popular media, Yogi Babu said,

"Murugadoss had already spoken to me about the project and talks are going on. Yet to confirm the schedule and will finish it soon. Rajinikanth is the biggest star in the industry and it is indeed a happy thing to act alongside him."

Thalaivar 166 is likely to be made under the banner of Lyca Productions and Rajinikanth is touted to be playing dual roles in the movie. An official announcement on the project is expected to be made soon and the team looking to go on floors from Aprill.