Rajinikanth has joined hands with director TJ Gnanavel for his next film as the lead, and the film has been tentatively titled 'Thalaivar 170'. It's going to be a versatile character from Rajinikanth, says the latest report.
Rajinikanth is set to portray a police officer in the suspenseful thriller, where he will be depicted as battling against staged encounters.The film is set in Kanyakumari, the Southern district of Tamilnadu, and Rajinikanth will be seen speaking Kanyakumari slang Tamilin the film.
is the first time the actor is making such an attempt.
The shooting of 'Thalaivar 170' will be commencing the second week of October, and the film's initial shoot will happen at trivandrum in Kerala. Following that, the team will film in locations around Nagercoil and Kanyakumari.
After the impressive 'Jai Bhim', it's going to be another intense drama from TJ Gnanavel and the film is said to be shaping well. Rajinikanth will be donning the khaki uniform again, and it's going to be the third film as a cop from the actor in the last five films. amitabh bachchan, Manju Warrier, and rana daggubati are reported to be part of the 'Thalaivar 170' cast, and anirudh ravichander is expected to be scoring the music.
Meanwhile, Rajinikanth has completed his work for 'Lal Salaam', and he plays an extended cameo in the sports drama that marks the comeback directorial of his daughter Aishwarya.