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Rajinikanth denies acting in Shivanna's Jogayya

Written by: By: Shekhar H Hooli
Published: Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 9:48 [IST]

Rajinikanth denies acting in Shivanna's Jogayya
Tamil superstar Rajinikanth has dismissed the reports that he is starring in Shivaraj Kumar's 100th film Jogayya, which is directed by Prem and produced by his wife actress Rakshita. The legendary actor was recently in Bangalore to attend the special screening of Real star Upendra's movie Super. He confirmed that he was not acting in much-hyped Kannada movie.

It was reported earlier that Rajinikanth was making his guest appearance in the Kannada movie Jogayya, which is the most-expected movie of the year 2011. Sources had even claimed that Prem himself had confirmed his comeback to Kannada cinema with his upcoming film. It was even said that Rajini was playing a 'powerful role' in it and his role would last for five minutes.

After watching Uppi's Super at Renukamba Mini Theatre in Malleshwaram, Bangalore, Rajini saar spoke to the media and denied his role in Jogayya. He said, "It's just a rumour and I am not acting in the film." Answering to a question whether he would make his comeback to Kannada, he said, "I'm desperate to act in a Kannada films. But I'm not getting a good script. I'm sure that I'll make my comeback to Kannada if I really get a good story."

Meanwhile, Rajinikanth described Upendra as an unique actor-cum-director in Indian film industry. He praised Uppi saying, "Upendra is a great actor and director. And his movie Super is totally a different and a new kind of movie. Meanwhile, he appreciated Super producer Rockline Venkatesh. He said, "Rockline has invested lot of money on the film and he is also talented producer. I wish them good luck."

Topics: rajinikanth, jogayya, shivaraj kumar, prem, rakshita, super, upendra, shekhar h hooli, rockline venkatesh
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