Superstar Rajinikanth who made his political debut, still not slowing down in doing films. Rajini making his fans go gaga with frequent movie releases. Though the release of 2PointO was delayed and released after a long gap Thalaivar within two months of a gap from 2PointO he had given entertaining Petta for Pongal. Karthik Subbaraj directed Petta movie who brought that vintage Rajini histronics which has been missing in few movies. Great relief for all the Rajini fans with Petta rocked at box office, a couple of days back Rajini's 167th project was announced which titled Darbar directed by Murugadoss. This project is produced by Lyca Productions started its shooting a couple of days back.
Another interesting update to Rajini fans is that there is great buzz making noise that Vignesh Shivan may direct Thalaivar. The photo of Rajinikanth with Vignesh Shivan from the sets Darbar creating a huge buzz. Lots of speculations that Vignesh had met Thalaivar for a script. If Rajinikanth liked the script and given a green signal for this project is still unknown. Its also been a while Thalaivar feature in an out and out entertaining film.
After Darbar, there are high chances veteran filmmaker KS Ravikumar who had collaborated with Rajini for many blockbusters to direct his 168th project. Now Vignesh Shivan adding to the list which is a very interesting line up for Rajini. Vignesh is known for his comedy finesse in his film Naanum Rowdy Thaan, Thaana Serndha Kootam. Rajini also very keen to work with modern day directors, Karthik Subbaraj is the best example. There were also rumors that Karthik Subbaraj may direct Rajini again.