Following the success of Annaatthe, Rajinikanth has surprised fans by announcing his next film with ‘Beast’ director Nelson DilipKumar.
The announcement was made shortly before the release of the Vijay starrer. The film is temporoary titled ‘Thalaivar 169’.
Rajinikanth and Nelson DilipKumar are in talks to finalize the entire script of the film. ‘Beast’ production company Sun Pictures will also produce Rajinikanth.
Rajinikanth has gone to the US due to ill health.
It has already been announced that ‘Ajith 61’ and ‘Thalapathy 66’ will be released for Deepavali and Pongal respectively, so the producers are said to be planning to release for the Tamil New Year next year. ‘
Filming for Leader 169 ‘is scheduled to begin in August, and the crew is reportedly selecting various locations for filming.