Hyderabad: Superstar Rajinikanth recently turned 69 and best wishes to the actor have poured in from celebrities and fans all over. Fans of the actor are awaiting his upcoming film Darbar which is slated for release on January 9. The trailer of the film, which was released recently, has gone viral for all the right reasons.

The film is directed by AR Murugadoss and has Nayanthara, Nivetha Thomas and Yogi Babu in key roles. Produced by Allirajah Subaskaran under Lyca Productions, the film marks their second collaboration together. Anirudh Ravichander has composed music for this film which is releasing in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi languages.

Rajinikanth has two more films in his kitty already and the pre-production for these films have already begun.

For his 168th film, Rajinikanth has teamed up with director Siva of Viswasam fame. This film will have Keerthy Suresh, Khushbu Sundar and Meena in key roles. D Imman will be composing the music for the film which is slated for release during Diwali next year.

The shooting of this project has already kickstarted at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, and it is going on at a brisk pace.

The actor’s 169th film is going to be very special for his fans and family members especially. As per latest reports, Rajinikanth’s son-in-law Dhanush is going to produce the film. Under his production banner Wunderbar Studios, the 169th film will be bankrolled. The film is expected to be produced in association with Kalaipuli S Thanu's V Creations. This will be made much before he enters politics.

The superstar will make a final decision on his 169th film after completing his film with director Siva. An official confirmation and details on of the project and the cast as well are still awaited.

Bhavana Sharma

Bhavana Sharma covers entertainment and cinema for Newsmeter. Having over seven years of experience across various platforms, Bhavana has worked for publications, Telangana Today, Andhra Jyothy, channels like V6 News and online enterprises like International Business Times, Zee News, Tamada Media, IQlik Movies and so on. Her forte has been reporting on Telugu cinema, with several exclusives on developments in the Telugu film industry to her credit. Her one on one chats with several established stars, upcoming actors, directors and others in cinema have been published across print and online platforms. Alumni of Arts College, Osmania University.

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