Ever since the theatrical release of Superstar Rajinikanth's Annaatthe, the fans have been waiting for the announcement of the star actor's next film. The much awaited reveal has finally been made and here are the exciting details about Rajinikanth's new film. Superstar will be joining hands with star director Nelson Dilipkumar for a new film and the project will be bankrolled by Sun Pictures, continuing their association with Rajinikanth after Enthiran, Petta, and Annaatthe. Following the humongous box office success of Doctor, Nelson has become one of the top league directors and he is currently helming the Thalapathy Vijay starrer Beast which has got huge expectations among the fans.

Even before the release of Beast, the official announcement on Nelson's next is out and it is indeed with Superstar Rajinikanth himself. This huge announcement has made the fans super excited, garnering wide attention on social media. The announcement was made through a short promo video which has turned viral already. Superstar Rajinikanth looks super stylish and charismatic in this short promo and it looks like an exciting project is on the cards. Nelson is known for his quirky action based comedy entertainers and seeing our beloved Rajinikanth in Nelson's zone is going to be refreshingly new.

Rockstar Anirudh Ravichander will be composing music for this film, marking his third outing with Rajinikanth after Petta and Darbar. Nelson and Anirudh also share a great rapport and they will continue their association for the fourth time. This film, tentatively called Thalaivar 169, is expected to go on floors after the release of Beast. Details regarding the film's star cast are expected to be announced soon. 

Superstar Rajinikanth's last release was Annaatthe which released for the festive occasion of Diwali. The film was directed by Siva and had Keerthy Suresh and Nayanthara playing important roles. Find below the exciting announcement video of Superstar Rajinikanth's Thalaivar 169: