Breaking update: Superstar's roles in Thalaivar 166 revealed?
By Mohan K | Galatta | 09:00 AM
Despite there not being any official announcement, the speculations surrounding Superstar Rajinikanth's next project, after his latest blockbuster Petta, are not even close to dying down. Various sections of the media have been spinning out different theories about this upcoming project and now we have yet another interesting piece of information.
Sources close to the unit have revealed that Superstar will be playing dual roles in this AR Murugadoss directorial, which is being addressed as Thalaivar 166. This movie, produced by Lyca Productions, is said to have roped in Anirudh for composing the music and Santhosh Sivan to handle the camera. According to latest reports, Rajini's 2 roles would have him playing a social worker in one and a police officer in the other. Rajinikanth was last seen in a Police avatar in Pandiyan, which was released in 1992! Would this AR Murugadoss project have a Rajini Vs Rajini clash? We can only wait and watch...
Talks are on to rope in Nayanthara as the female lead for Thalaivar 166, which is supposed to take off from March and AR Murugadoss is busy fine-tuning the script before hitting the floors. Some reports also suggest that Lyca Productions have tightened the budget for this project and will not be making any extravagant expenses.