The release of Rajinikanth’s much-delayed ‘2.0’, and filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj announced he will be directing the superstar in his next project.
The director tweeted, “Really can’t express my happiness in words. My most treasured dream come true moment. Thanks a lot Thalaivaaaaa.”
Title, release date and other details of Karthik and Rajinikanth’s project is still awaited.
Karthik Subbaraj has previously directed Vijay Sethupathi in films such as ‘Pizza’ in 2012 and ‘Iraivi’ in 2016.
His upcoming film is ‘Mercury’, which features Prabhu Deva as the principal antagonist.
Rajinikanth has neither confirmed nor denied the development so far.
Apart from the film, The release of Rajinikanth’s ‘2.0’ has been deferred twice so far.
It was initially scheduled for Diwali 2017 release, which was delayed due to pending special effects work.
‘2.0’ is the sequel to Rajinikanth and S Shankar’s Enthiran, which released in 2010.
Rajnikanth will reprise the scientist Vaseegaran and his creation Robot Chitti.
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar plays the primary villain in the film.
Along with Akshay and Rajinikanth, ‘2.0’ also features Amy Jackson, Sudhanshu Pandey and Adil Hussain.–CINEWS