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Rajinikanth no longer in Raaj Kamal Films’ next, STR to replace?

Latest media reports suggest that Rajinikanth will no longer be the male lead in Raaj Kamal Films’ upcoming project. Actor STR aka Simbu is to replace the superstar.
by Mohana Sravya Rayaprolu | March 12, 2020 17:04 IST
Rajinikanth no longer in Raaj Kamal Films’ next, STR to replace?

On 5th March 2020, Kollywood Superstar Rajnikanth was on board for a pooja, on the occasion of the launch of his next film under the banner Raaj Kamal Films, owned by Kamal Haasan. However, new media reports suggest that Rajinikanth is no longer associated with this film project. Instead, Actor STR, known as Simbu will be the replacement for a male lead.

 
The reasons for this aren’t yet disclosed. Director Lokesh Kanagaraj who has ‘Kaithi’ for his credits, will be directing this project. He is presently busy with the post-production of his upcoming film ‘Master’ starring Vijay Thalapathy and Vijay Sethupathi.
 
Rajinikanth is presently occupied with the shooting schedule for his upcoming film ‘Annaatthe’. A Siruthai Siva directorial bankrolled under the banner Sun Pictures. The film features Khushbu Sundar, Meena, along with Keerthy Suresh and Nayanthara, all the actresses as female leads for the film. Actors including Prakash Raj, Soori and Sathish are cast for prominent roles. The film is being popularised as a rural entertainer. Actress Nayanathara will be playing the role of a lawyer for the first time in her career.
 
Kamal Haasan, the actor who also took up production now is presently working on ‘Indian 2’. This is another film under Shankar’s direction. But, the shooting of the film is presently shelved. On the sets of the film, three members from the production crew lost their lives during a tragic incident involving a light accident. Actors including Kajal Aggarwal, Rakul Preet Singh and Siddharth feature in this film. The film’s shooting is to resume soon.


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