Superstar Rajnikanth has confirmed his next film as Thalaivar 169 to be directed by Nelson Dilipkumar and music to be scored by Anirudh Ravichander. Before Nelson and Vijay’s Beast release, the announcement has been made by Sun Pictures, the producers of Beast with a teaser.
The teaser for the film has gone viral and post Beast result, many thought Rajnikanth won’t go with the combination. But Sun Pictures has announced that no changes have been done to the crew of Thalaivar 169.
Now, the latest update is that KS Ravikumar who made Padayappa/Narasimha, Muthu, Lingaa, gave story and screenplay to Kocchadayan has joined the screenplay team of Nelson’s film. The director himself asked senior director and blockbuster filmmaker to help him in completing screenplay that will be entertaining in his style and satisfying in Rajni style.
KS Ravikumar joined the team and started his work according to Chennai media reports. Also Ramyakrishnan, Priyanka Arul Mohan have been said to be cast in the film along with Shiv Rajkumar, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sivakarthikeyan, being fan of Rajni and close friend of the director, will appear in a cameo, say reports. Official confirmation from the concerned team is awaited.