Last month, Rajinikanth's collaboration with Karthik Subbaraj was confirmed with an official announcement. This is the first time the veteran actor is teaming up with Karthik. Fans are super excited because this combo promises to be lethal. Karthik has always been known to make quality, hard-hitting cinema; As for Rajinikanth he is always pulling a rabbit out of his hat. As per the latest update, the team may have found their villain for the film. He happens to be a Bollywood actor who has made a name for himself with versatile acts. He can be a passionate journalist at one time or a crazy psychopath killer at another or a goofy guy in love at another- That's Nawazuddin for you. As per reports on Sify, rumours are floating about that Karthik approached Nawazuddin Siddiqui for a script narration when he was in Mumbai for the promotions of his upcoming film, Mercury. There has been no offical confirmation on the same. So far Anirudh Ravichander has been finalised as the music director but the rest of the cast and crew is yet to be confirmed. Also Read: It’s a dream come true for Karthik Subbaraj who will direct Rajinikanth in his next!
In other news, we are eagerly awaiting the release of Karthik Subbaraj's Mercury. It's a silent film releasing in all languages. Starring Prabhudheva in the lead, the film is based on an incident of Mercury poisoning. The teaser with its haunting background score and rich cinematography has made everyone sit up. The film is scheduled to release on April 13th. But Karthik has clarified that he along with the team is supporting the strike, so the movie would only release if the Tamil Cinema strike is called off. With respect to Rajinikanth, we can't wait for the release of Kaala Karikaalan. This is his second film with Pa Ranjith. He reportedly plays a powerful don of Dharavi. The movie also stars Nana Patekar and Huma Qureshi. The film is set to release on April 27th but Kaala might miss the deadline if the Tamil Cinema Strike is not called off. However the movie has been certified with a U/A certificate along with 14 cuts.
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