Amitabh Bachchan & Rajnikanth To Share Screen Space After 32 Years
New Delhi: Thirty-one years after they starred together in the superhit 1991 film ‘Hum,’ India’s two powerhouse performers, Amitabh Bachchan, and Rajinikanth are all set to star together in ‘Thalaivar 170’, the production house announced on Tuesday. Sharing a picture of Amitabh Bachchan, the production house wrote, “Welcoming the Shahenshah of Indian cinema. Mr. Amitabh Bachchan on board for Thalaivar170. Thalaivar170Team reaches new heights with the towering talent of the one & only@SrBachchan.” The film will be directed by Jai Bhim director TJ Gnanavel. The title of the movie has not been fixed yet. The shooting will reportedly start this month.
Welcoming the Shahenshah of Indian cinema ✨ Mr. Amitabh Bachchan on board for #Thalaivar170🕴🏼#Thalaivar170Team reaches new heights with the towering talent of the one & only 🔥 @SrBachchan 🎬🌟😍@rajinikanth @tjgnan @anirudhofficial #FahadhFaasil @RanaDaggubati… pic.twitter.com/BZczZgqJpm
— Lyca Productions (@LycaProductions) October 3, 2023
Earlier in the day, the production house also revealed that Rana Daggubati and Fahadh Faasil will also act in the movie.
“I’m doing my 170th flim with director Gnanavel and Lyca which will be a huge entertainer at the same time with a social message,” Rajinikanth told reporters at the Chennai airport before leaving for Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday, reported PTI. The cast also includes Ritika Singh, Manju Warrier and Dushara Vijayan. Jawan composer Anirudh Ravichander will be in charge of the music.