Superstar Rajinikanth’s Kaala is in theaters from today. On the same day, the actor has started the shooting of his next film which will be directed by Pizza fame Karthik Subbaraj. The first schedule began this morning in Darjeeling and the Superstar will shoot there for almost a month, we are told. It will be produced by A Mammoth Production and will be presented by Kalanithi Maran on Sun Pictures Banner. The makers are yet to reveal their female lead even though there are several names doing rounds in the rumor mills. Vijay Sethupathi is playing the antagonist in the film.
Karthik Subbaraj who is famous for his 2012 low-budget thriller Pizza which was a commercial success later delivered three flops including his latest film, Mercury. Getting to direct Rajinikanth is the biggest chance for the young director and it has to be seen how he makes use of this opportunity. On the other side, Rajinikanth recently announced a foray into politics. He is looking to exploit the Vacuum in Tamil Nadu Political Space post the sudden demise of Former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. But then the young director already revealed that there will be no political flavor in his film.