Rajini to begin shoot for Murugadoss film in Feb?

Chennai: After Petta, Rajinikanth is all set to play the lead in a movie to be directed by A R Murugadoss. Sources say that it will be a mass entertainer and shooting would commence in February. Bankrolled by Lyca Productions, the film is set for release this Deepavali. Sources close to Murugadoss, says, ‘It is not a political film. But there will be a strong social message that connects well with the audience’.

Search is on for heroine. Santosh Sivan has been chosen to crank the camera. Meanwhile Rajini’s Petta is running to packed houses across Tamilnadu. Released on 10 January, the movie stars Trisha, Simran opposite Rajinikanth. Nawazuddin Siddqui plays baddie. Vijay Sethupathi is also in the cast. Music is by Anirudh and the movie is directed by A R Murugadoss.

M BHARAT KUMAR