Today, the first look of Rajinikanth’s upcoming film, which was earlier referred to as Thalaivar 167, was dropped online and the film has been titled Darbar. Written and directed by AR Murugadoss, the poster of Darbar has left everyone intrigued as Rajinikanth once again, manages to surprise the audiences with his unique look. In the poster, we can see Rajinikanth flashing his smile while attires of a cop surround him and well, this clearly hints at the fact that Rajinikanth is essaying the role of a cop in the film.
Besides the word caution in the poster, we can also see the mention of ‘3’ in the poster only forcing us hard to think that the superstar might be playing a triple role in the film. The first look poster also announces the release date of Darbar and which happens to be around the festival of Pongal. “Here We Go! #Thalaivar167 #Darbar @rajinikanth @ARMurugadoss #Nayanthara @anirudhofficial @santoshsivan @sreekar_prasad,” Lyca Productions finally announced the poster and after Kaala and 2.0, it is the third collaboration of Rajini and the production house.
A few days back, a few pictures from the shoot of the film was leaked online and going by the pictures, fans were sure that the superstar is going to play the role of a cop in the film. Meanwhile, the makers of Thalaivar 167 are taking some strict action against the person who leaked the first look of Rajinikanth from the film. Well, this is not the first time that the 68-year old actor will be playing the role of a cop on the 70mm screen as has was seen as a cop in ilms such as Moondru Mugam, Pandian, and Kodi Parakuthu.
Talking about Darbar, while Rajinikanth plays the male lead, Nayanthara plays the female lead in the multilingual film and the film is directed by AR Murugadoss. While the shooting of the film will commence on April 10, 2019, Nayanthara will be playing Rajinikanth’s love interest in the film. Thalaivar 167 will hit the screens in 2020.