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Rajinikanth Begins Prep For Thalaivar 170 With TJ Gnanavel Ahead Of Jailer Release

Reportedly, Rajinikanth got his look test done for Thalaivar 170 in Mumbai along with director TJ Gnanavel and a few other crew members.

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Rajinikanth with celebrity stylist Aalim Hakim (Image: Aalim Hakim/Instagram)

Rajinikanth is gearing up for the release of Jailer on August 10. While Rajinikanth's action avatar is awaited by the fans, his upcoming film, titled Thalaivar 170, has huge anticipation riding on it. Directed by TJ Gnanavel of Jai Bhim fame, Rajinikanth will reunite with Lyca Productions for the third time after 2.0 (2018) and Darbar (2020).

3 things you need to know

  • Rajinikanth shared his new look on social media sparking speculation about his next, Thalaivar 170.
  • Thalaivar 170 will release in 2024. 
  • Amitabh Bachchan is also said to be part of the film.   

Rajinikanth's makeover gets thumbs up from fans

As per reports, Thalaivar 170 has entered its crucial pre-production phase. The actor, along with TJ Gnanavel and a few other crew members, took part in a special look test for the movie. Rajinikanth's makeover was shared by celebrity stylist Hakim Aalim.

(Reportedly, Rajinikanth got his look test done for Thalaivar 170 in Mumbai | Image: Hakim Aalim/Instagram)

The picture of Rajinikanth posing with Hakim went viral on social media, with fans giving a thumbs up for Rajinikanth's new look.

Amitabh Bachchan to be part of Thalaivar 170?

It is speculated that Amitabh Bachchan will be reuniting with Rajinikanth after 32 years for the upcoming film with TJ Gnanavel. They have previously worked together in Andhaa Kaanoon and Geraftaar. Telugu star Nani might play a crucial role in this yet-untitled film. The project was announced on the occasion of Lyca Productions' founder Subaskaran Allirajah’s birthday earlier in March. It will have music by Anirudh and is eyeing 2024 release.

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