Right from the title announcement to its first poster, Rajinikanth and Nayanthara starrer Darbar has turned out to be one of the highly-anticipated films for its fans. While the production of the film is going on in full swing, we got our hands on the BTS pictures of the location where Thalaivar is playing cricket and also discussing the scene with comedian Yogi Babu. These images are definitely a treat for all Rajinikanth fans.
The trilingual film, which will release in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi, will see Rajinikanth as an IPS officer. The actor has played the character of a cop earlier in films like Hum, Geraftaar, Moondru Mugam and Pandiyan. Lady superstar Nayanthara will feature opposite Rajinikanth in Darbar.
Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar has come on board to play a baddie in this commercial entertainer. Prateik confirmed the news and told Mumbai Mirror, “It has been my aspiration to share screen space with a legend like Rajinikanth sir. I can’t wait to meet him and observe him on set. I have been appreciated for characters with grey shades and I am investing my 200 per cent in this role because it’s an opportunity of a lifetime.”
Talking about Darbar, the film is directed by AR Murugadoss, the man behind Ghajini, Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty, Akira, Sarkar (Tamil) and many more. After Chandramukhi and Kuselan, this is the third time Nayanthara will be teaming up with the 68-year-old star.
Darbar is bankrolled by Lyca Productions, who previously produced Rajinikanth's last blockbuster 2.0. Ace lensman Santosh Sivan is cranking the camera for Darbar, while Anirudh Ravichander will compose the album. The editing of the film will be done by Sreekar Prasad. The makers of the film are planning to release it on Pongal next year.
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