‘Superstar’ Rajinikanth’s Darbar announced to hit screens as a Pongal 2020 release is being directed by hit director A. R. Murugadoss and has massive expectations surrounding it already.

A Lyca Productions venture, Darbar includes a stellar technical team with Anirudh Ravichander scoring the music, Santosh Sivan for the cinematography, editing by Sreekar Prasad, T. Santanam for the art direction, the Ram-Laxman duo for the stunt choreography, lyrics by Vivek and Niharikha Bhasin Khan in charge of the costume designs.

Rajinikanth Darbar

Darbar’s shooting has been progressing at a steady pace in Mumbai with actress Nayanthara too joining the team followed by comedian Yogi Babu and Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar also said to be playing the antagonist. The film will reportedly feature an extensive supporting cast considering it is an action entertainer and has Rajinikanth playing the role of a cop after his 1992 film, Pandiyan.

Nayanthara Darbar

Meanwhile, it was revealed last week that Bollywood actor and Sacred Games fame Jatin Sarna had landed a role in the film. Now, another addition has been made to the cast in the form of Hindi actor Pradeep Kabra, who has worked in Salman Khan’s Dabangg 2, Akshay Kumar’s Rowdy Rathore and Ranveer Singh’s Simmba. As for his role in Darbar, it is said he will be playing a comic villain and has already started filming his portions.

Rajinikanth Pradeep Kabra Darbar

It must be noted that this isn’t the first time Pradeep Kabra has landed a role in a Rajinikanth film as he starred in the action drama, Kaala, released last year, in which he appeared as Nana Patekar's aide. 

Rajinikanth Kaala