Rajinikanth, the superstar will be next seen in the upcoming Siva directorial Annaatthe. The shooting of the highly anticipated project is currently put on hold, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. As per the latest updates, the shooting of Annaatthe might get resumed in October 2020, in Chennai.
If the reports are to be true, the makers have already kickstarted the set work of the movie, in Chennai ECR. The sources suggest that the team will shoot the combination scenes of the leading ladies, Nayanthara and Keerthy Suresh before Rajinikanth starts shooting for his portions. Reportedly, the superstar has already finished shooting for about 50 percent of portions in the movie.
The reports also suggest that Jackie Shroff, the senior Bollywood actor has been approached to appear as the lead antagonist in the Rajinikanth starrer. If things fall in places, Annaatthe will mark the popular actor's onscreen collaboration with the superstar, after a long gap of 30 years. However, the makers have not confirmed these reports officially yet.
Along with the lady superstar, Nayanthara and National award-winning actress Keerthy Suresh, senior actresses Khushboo, and Meena also appear as the female leads in Annaatthe. According to the sources close to the project, Nayanthara is appearing as the female lead opposite Rajinikanth in the movie, while Keerthy Suresh plays the role of his daughter.
The mass entertainer, which is scripted by director Siva himself, will feature Prakash Raj, Soori, Sathish, Vela Ramamoorthy, George Maryan, and so on in the other pivotal roles. D Imman composes the music, while Vetri handles the cinematography. Annaatthe is bankrolled by the prestigious banner, Sun Pictures.