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Updated December 30th, 2023 at 11:43 IST

Vettaiyan: Rajinikanth starrer TJ Gnanavel film to release in Summer 2024?

The Rajinikanth led Thalaivar 170 was officially christened as Vettaiyan on the actor's 73rd birthday. The film now has a tentative release timeline.

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Rajinikanth is currently in the midst of filming for his 170th outing to the cinemas - Vettaiyan, formerly titled Thalaivar 170. The TJ Gnanavel helmed film has been progressing at a steady pace, having already made it through the first two schedules of filming. There now appears to be an update about the tentative release date of the much-awaited project.

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Is Vettaiyan eyeing a Summer 2024 release?


As per a recent OTT Play report, Vettaiyan is well on track to release in the first quarter of 2024. The film's makers have reportedly been eyeing a Summer 2024 release if everything goes to plan. More specifically, the second week of April has been zeroed in on as the potential release date for the multi-starrer. It must be noted, that the first week of April will see the release of another major 2024 project - the Koratala Siva helmed Devara, starring Jr NTR and Janhvi Kapoor. 

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Currently, the film is underway in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. Besides Rajinikanth, the Tuticorin schedule also involves Fahadh Faasil who holds a prominent role in the film. Recently, a still featuring Rajinikanth and Fahadh Faasil from the sets of the film, has gone viral on social media.

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Vettaiyan only recently got christened


For the unversed, Rajinikanth celebrates his birthday on December 12 every year. This year, as the veteran actor turned 73, Lyca Productions - the production house bankrolling the project - chose to commemorate the occasion for the actor's fans by announcing the title of the film with an elaborate title teaser. Thalaivar 170, was then christened Vettaiyan.

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The teaser added much mystery to the plot of the film as the scenes shift from Rajinikanth reading a book with Subhash Chandra Bose on it to being seen carrying a lathi - the teaser eventually ends with the veteran actor holding a gun, adding much intrigue to what is to come with th TJ Gnanavel film.

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Published December 29th, 2023 at 15:57 IST

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