Megastar Thalaivar Rajinikanth and lady superstar Nayanthara have wrapped the first schedule of AR Murugadoss' mega-budget flick Darbar, which is shot in Mumbai. The makers of the film announced this news on their social media account and also announced that the second schedule will kickstart from May 29.
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. The film also stars Dalip Tahil, Chemban Vinod and Prateik Babbar in key roles. Prateik, who is playing lead antagonist in the film earlier told 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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