The first look of Rajinikanth in his upcoming movie is out now. The new film, which was tentatively titled Thalaivar 167, has now been named Darbar. The first look of the film was released by the film's director AR Murugadoss this morning.
Rajinikanth is playing the role of an IPS officer in the film and like always looks like a stylish cop with his rounded rimmed glasses and signature grin. Not much is revealed in the poster other than his face and the usual symbols like guns, a police badge, a police cap and a ferocious dog with a police collar that denotes he belongs to Indian Police Service. In addition to that, the poster also reveals that the film is set in Mumbai. Rajinikanth has earlier donned the khaki in films like Moondru Mugam, Pandian and Kodi Parakuthu.
This is the Ghajini director's first project with Rajinikanth. The film will star Nayanthara in the female lead, while Anirudh Ravichander, who composed the music for Rajini's last film Petta, will be joining hands with the Thalaivar once again. Santosh Sivan has been roped in as the cinematographer.
This will be Nayanthara's fourth film with the 68-year-old superstar after Chandramukhi, Kuselan and Sivaji.
It is also said that Rajinikanth is playing a dual role in the film. He will be seen as an IPS officer and as a social activist in the upcoming movie.
Rajinikanth has earlier donned the khaki in films like Moondru Mugam, Pandian and Kodi Parakuthu.
The shooting of Darbar will begin from April 10. The poster suggests that the movie will hit the screens on Pongal Day, 2020.