It’s official! Keerthy Suresh has joined the cast of Kollywood Superstar Rajinikanth starrer #Thalaivar168. The production house Sun Pictures official confirmed that Keerthy Suresh will play the female lead in Rajinikanth starrer upcoming untitled film #Thalaivar168.
In the past, Keerthy Suresh has rejected some Telugu senior heroes, but this time she has accepted the offer and is set to play the female lead in #Thalaivar168. It looks like the 27-year-old actress Keerthy Suresh has no qualms doing a heroine to 68-year-old star Rajinikanth. This is the first time, Keerthy Suresh will share the screen space with Rajinikanth in a film.
Rajinikanth starrer Thalaivar 168 will be directed by Siva, whose last films were with Ajith, Vivegam in 2017 and Viswasam, that was a successful movie last year. Meanwhile, comedian Soori has also been roped in to star alongside Rajinikanth. In this film in #Thalaivar168, Rajinikanth will be seen playing the role of a police officer which will be set against the backdrop of a village.
Keerthy Suresh also expressed her happiness on the microblogging page and said that being a part of #Thalaivar168 was a magical milestone in her professional journey.
Keerthy Suresh’ mother Menaka Suresh had played Rajinikanth’ romantic interest in Netri Kann, which was released in 1981.
Meanwhile, Rajinikanth is currently working for AR Murugadoss’ directorial venture Darbar, where he is playing the role of a police officer. He is paired opposite Nayantara in this film, which is gearing up for release on Pongal in January 2020. Thalaivar 168 is likely to go on floors after the release of Darbar.
On the other side, Rajinikanth was last seen in Petta, directed by Karthik Subbaraj in which Simran, M. Sasikumar, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bobby Simha, J. Mahendran and Trisha Krishna played the important roles. The film is produced by Kalanithi Maran under his production studio Sun Pictures.