There is news that Maniratnam will be directing a film which will have superstar Rajinikanth in the lead role.
The film Thalapathi which had Rajinikanth ad Mammootty in the lead roles was released in the year 1991. This film directed by Maniratnam was a great hit not only in Tamil Nadu but also in Kerala. After this the Tamil audience is eagerly waiting for this combination once again.
At this juncture, there is news that Maniratnam is making efforts to make a film which will have Mammootty and Rajinikanth in the cast. It is also understood that Maniratnam has readied the script. If both of them give their nod, it has been decided to release the film in the year 2018.
Currently the shooting of 2.O has been completed and Rajinikanth is gearing up for his next to be directed by Pa Ranjith. It is expected that the shooting of the film will be completed by end of 2017. Maniratnam has asked for the call sheet of Rajnikanth and Mammootty from January 2018.