Hyderabad: Superstar Rajinikanth is one of the most influential personalities across the world. He made his acting debut in the year 1975. With legendary director K Balachander’s Avargal, in which he played a brief role. Four decades later, he is hailed as the Superstar of Indian cinema, thanks to his acting prowess, his style and relentless work over the years. Very few people enjoy the status that he does in the country. This time, he has become the second Indian to feature in the world-renowned show.

Yes, Superstar Rajinikanth will feature in a show hosted by Bear Grylls, who has anchored shows like Man vs Wild and shows belonging to similar genres. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi appeared in the show, he became the first Indian to feature in the show. A few weeks ago, a Mumbai production house teamed up with Bear Grylls and his team to do a location recce at the Bandipur forest for the show. On January 28, Rajinikanth landed in Karnataka with his second daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth and headed to Bandipur Tiger reserve forest to shoot for the show for two days continuously.

As soon as the news made the rounds, Superstar Rajinikanth’s fans became quite excited. The forest officials at Bandipur forest officials confirmed the same. Also, a video of Rajinikanth along with his daughter Soundarya making their way from the aircraft went viral on social media. It is rumoured that Rajinikanth and his team arrived in Karnataka in a private jet. However, there is no confirmation on the same.

Meanwhile, Rajinikanth will start shooting for his upcoming film, tentatively titled Thalaivar 168, once he completes shooting for Bear Grylls’s show. The film, directed by Siruthai Siva, has Keerthy Suresh, Meena, Khushbu, Prakash Raj and Soori in pivotal roles.

Pranita Jonnalagedda

A features journalist who started writing because of her love for newspapers, Pranita Jonnalagedda is now exploring the digital space where she writes extensively on Telugu cinema. After fulfilling a childhood dream of working in the newspapers with brief stints in The Times of India and The Deccan Chronicle, Pranita is now a freelancing journalist who has contributed to several leading news portals like Film Companion, The News Minute, DNA, Telugu 360 and The Hans India among several others. Exploring her joint love for films and writing, she covers cinema in a holistic style and covers all the related trends, news, and fashion developments. An alumnus of Osmania University College of Arts and Social Sciences from where she pursued her Post Graduation in Mass Communication and Journalism, she is travel blogging when she isn't writing.

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