A. R Murugadoss is all set to direct superstar Rajinikanth in his next film after Sarkar. Sarkar was a huge blockbuster despite mixed reviews and controversies surrounding the film. A major highlight was Vijay’s dominating screen presence and the political overtones in the film. This was their third successful combination after Kaththi and Thupakki. Sarkar hinted at Vijay’s political aspirations as comparisons were drawn between his real and reel life. Even as were wondering who would be the next one to play the hero under the direction of A. R Murugadoss the big news came that it was none other than superstar Rajinikanth. In fact Murugadoss will once again collaborate with Thalapathy Vijay for Thuppaki 2 after directing Rajinikanth.
In the meanwhile some interesting titbits are coming in regarding Murugadoss collaboration with Rajinikanth. The first among those is that Rajinikanth will play a cop. Rajinikanth has already played iconic cop roles in Moondru Mugam , Pandian and Kodi Parakuthu. The most iconic among them was Alex Pandian in Moondru Mugam. It was one of a kind role. It was also a role in which Rajinikanth had his father’s hairstyle. On the other hand Pandian was the original plot of Vijay’s Pokiri where Rajini played an undercover cop.
It is speculated that the heroine for Rajini’s next might be Keerthi Suresh. It must be noted that Keerthi Suresh was also Vijay’s pair in Sarkar. One more big addition to this list is cinematographer Santhosh Sivan who last worked with Rajinikanth for Mani Ratnam’s Thalapathi. Thalapathi was an iconic film in Rajini’s career and showcased Rajini as a wonderful actor. He acted alongside Megastar Mammootty in Thalapathi as both of them matched each other in acting. Santhosh Sivan himself expressed his happiness on collaborating with Rajinikanth again in his Twitter page. Rajinikanth is fresh off the success of 2.0 and Petta. Now it’s time for a hat-trick with this A.R Murugadoss- Superstar Rajinikanth and Santhosh Sivan combo.