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Rajinikanth's Next To See Kiccha Sudeep As Villain!

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Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 14:57 [IST]

After having a grand audio launch ceremony recently, Superstar Rajinikanth starrer Kochadaiyaan is all set to hit the screen shortly. Amidst his health hazards, Rajini took nearly four years to complete the movie, which is directed by his daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth. Even when Kochadaiyaan was in the shooting stage, it was Sandalwood's famous producer Rockline Venkatesh, who had become one successful man to get a chance to produce Rajini's next movie.

Later, Rocky had roped in the maverick filmmaker KS Ravikumar to direct Superstar Rajini's next untitled movie, which is likely to go on floors in May 2014. Well, rest of the lead cast of the movie continued to be mystery, which was left to be solved by Rockline himself. Latest update about the movie, which is being made by the biggies of Indian film industry, is about the antagonist's role.

Reportedly, it was a tough task for both director Ravikumar and Rockline to select the antagonist to play opposite Rajini in the movie, but now they have zeroed in on none other than the Sandalwood Superstar Abhinaya Chakravarthy Kiccha Sudeep. If sources are to be believed then Eega star Kiccha Sudeep will be locking horns with superstar Rajinikanth in the movie. Continue reading the story on slides...

Eega Effect

Reports says that it was Sudeep's performance in multilingual movie Eega, which made the makers to finalise him for the antagonist role.

Rajini Had Praised Kiccha

By seeing Sudeep's spectacular performance in Eega, Rajini had praised the actor and also suggested his name for many movies.

Rajini Had Suggested Sudeep's Name To Ravi

Earlier, it was reported that Rajinikanth had suggested Sudeep's name for director KS Ravikumar.

KS Ravikumar And Sudeep

On the other hand, KS Ravikumar was likely to direct a bilingual movie for Sudeep. Sources are unclear about the project.

Venkatesh And Ravikumar

The untitled movie is likely to go on floors in May 2014. Rockline Venkatesh is likely to rope in big star cast for the movie.

Music By AR Rahman And Anirudh

Sources from Kollywood say that Oscar Award winner AR Rahman will be scoring the music for the movie along with happening music composer Anirudh Ravichander.

Female Lead

It is said that Rockline Venkatesh has already approached Mangalore lass Anushka Shetty for the female lead.

Likely To Rope In A Bollywood Actress

However, another source from Kollywood says that KS Ravikumar prefers a Bollywood lass for the female lead in the movie.

Topics: rajinikanth, sudeep, ks ravikumar, rockline venkatesh
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Story first published:  Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 13:13 [IST]
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