Every news surrounding 'Superstar' Rajinikanth’s upcoming film tentatively being called Thalaivar 165 to be directed by Karthik Subbaraj under the Sun Pictures banner is creating immense curiosity among fans.

Apart from Rajinikanth, 'Makkal Selvan' Vijay Sethupathi too has been cast in a pivotal role in the film which will include music by Anirudh Ravichander.

Meanwhile, reports have surfaced now stating Rajinikanth will be paid an eye-popping Rs. 65 crores as salary in Thalaivar 165, which is expected to roll into production towards the end of this month or early June.

Production on the film can be expected to be wrapped up by the end of this year with the theatrical release mostly for next year.

As of now, Rajinikanth is in the US and is expected to return to Chennai to take part in the audio launch of Kaala on May 9.

Fans of 'Superstar' will get to watch their idol on screen in Kaala starting June 7 nearly two years after the blockbuster, Kabali.

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