After over a decade, Rajinikanth scored a resounding hit with “Jailer” and is now set to team up with Lokesh Kanagaraj, the leading director in Kollywood. Following the successful collaboration between Kamal Haasan and Lokesh Kanagaraj, fans of Indian cinema are in for another treat as the superstar Rajinikanth joins forces with this sensational filmmaker.
Lokesh Kanagaraj, whose directorial prowess has garnered widespread acclaim in recent years, is currently immersed in the post-production work for his upcoming film, “Leo.” Today, the industry is buzzing with the official announcement of his next directorial venture.
Written & Directed by @Dir_Lokesh
An @anirudhofficial musical
— Sun Pictures (@sunpictures) September 11, 2023
This exciting project, produced by the esteemed Sun Pictures, is tentatively titled “Thalaivar 171.” The anticipation surrounding this film is palpable, given the pedigree of both the director and the superstar. Lokesh Kanagaraj has earned his reputation through a series of remarkable films that showcase his distinctive storytelling and filmmaking skills.
Before embarking on this highly-anticipated Rajinikanth starrer, Lokesh Kanagaraj has left an indelible mark on the Tamil film industry with his previous movies “Kaithi,” “Master,” and “Vikram.”