South Indian beauty Khushbu Sundar might grab a pivotal role in Superstar Rajinikanth’s next directed by Pa.Ranjith. “It’s true that Khushbu is being considered for one of the leading roles. The makers have even initiated talks. However, she hasn’t officially signed the project yet. One of the reasons being a Telugu project with Pawan Kalyan and she fears the dates for the both the projects will clash,” said a source to Indian Express.
To be produced by Dhanush, the project is expected to roll from May. Tipped to be a story set against Mumbai backdrop, the makers are in talks with Vidya Balan for the leading lady’s role. Buzz was even strong that Deepika Padukone has also been approached for the role. Director Pa. Ranjith however, rubbished the rumors around Deepika, on Twitter.
Rajinikanth was last seen in the film Kabali directed by Pa. Ranjith. According to reports, Rajini was all praises for Actor Simbu after watching the trailer of ‘Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan aka AAA’ alongside Shriya Saran. As per reports, Rajinikanth telephoned Simbu on Saturday after watching the film’s new teaser.
Rajinikanth is currently also busy wrapping up the post production work of his mega budget film 2.0, which is a sequel to blockbuster Enthiran. The film will see Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar debuting in South cinema. He plays the main antagonist in the film.