Thalaivar 170: Rajinikanth’s next film gets bigger with Amitabh Bachchan, Fahadh Faasil and Rana Daggubati joining the star-studded cast

Rajinikanth’s upcoming film, tentatively titled Thalaivar 170, is generating a lot of excitement among fans as the makers keep announcing new additions to the cast. The latest actors to join the project are Amitabh Bachchan, Fahadh Faasil and Rana Daggubati, who are both known for their versatile and powerful performances in various languages. Lyca Productions, the banner behind the film, took to social media to welcome the actors on board and shared their posters.

Fahadh Faasil, who is one of the most acclaimed actors in Malayalam cinema, will be making his Tamil debut with Thalaivar 170. He will be playing the antagonist opposite Rajinikanth, who is reportedly essaying a Muslim cop in the film. Fahadh has recently delivered some stellar performances in films like Joji, Malik, Irul and C U Soon. He is also awaiting the release of his Hindi debut film, Aanum Pennum.

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Another legendary actor who is part of the project is Amitabh Bachchan, who is widely regarded as one of the most successful and influential actors in the history of Indian cinema1. He has starred in more than 200 films in a career spanning over five decades2. He will be sharing screen space with Rajinikanth for the first time in Thalaivar 170. His role in the film is yet to be revealed, but fans are expecting a memorable performance from the superstar.

Rana Daggubati, who rose to fame with his role as Bhallaladeva in the Baahubali franchise, will also be sharing screen space with Rajinikanth for the first time. His role in Thalaivar 170 is yet to be revealed, but fans are expecting a fiery showdown between him and the superstar. Rana has also worked in Hindi and Telugu films like The Ghazi Attack, Dum Maaro Dum, Nene Raju Nene Mantri and Aranya.

Apart from Amitabh, Fahadh and Rana, Thalaivar 170 also features an impressive ensemble of female actors, including Manju Warrier, Ritika Singh and Dushara Vijayan. Manju Warrier is another Malayalam star who will be making her Tamil debut with this film. She is known for her roles in films like Aami, Odiyan, Asuran and The Priest. Ritika Singh is a former mixed martial artist who made her acting debut with Irudhi Suttru, opposite Madhavan. She has also acted in films like Shivalinga, Oh My Kadavule and Neevevaro. Dushara Vijayan is a newcomer who made her mark with her debut film, Karnan, starring Dhanush.

Thalaivar 170 is directed by TJ Gnanavel, who has previously helmed films like Kootathil Oruthan and Jai Bhim. The music for the film is composed by Anirudh Ravichander, who has collaborated with Rajinikanth in films like Jailer and Leo. The film is produced by Subaskaran of Lyca Productions, who has also backed films like 2.0, Kaappaan and Darbar.

Thalaivar 170 is expected to be an action-packed thriller based on a fake encounter inspired by a real-life incident1The film’s shooting will commence in Chennai from the third week of September2. Fans are eagerly waiting for more updates on the film’s title, release date and teaser.

Sources:

1: Thalaivar 170: Rana Daggubati joins cast of Rajinikanth’s next – Hindustan Times

2: ‘Thalaivar 170’: Interesting details about the Rajinikanth starrer – Times of India

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