Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth set to reunite after a remarkable 32-year hiatus? Discover the intriguing details we’ve gathered

The collaboration of two iconic superstars, Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth, has been the talk of the town since their last appearance together in the 1991 action drama ‘Hum’. With an enormous fan base and unmatched stardom, both these veteran actors have left an indelible mark on the industry. Now, after a long wait of 32 years, reports suggest that these two legends are set to reunite on the silver screen. According to a recent article in ETimes, Amitabh Bachchan has been approached to play a significant role in Rajinikanth’s 170th film, which is currently in the early stages of pre-production. The negotiations with Amitabh Bachchan are still ongoing, and an official announcement is expected soon if all goes as planned.

As per the report, Rajinikanth will portray the character of a Muslim police officer in this movie, inspired by a true incident. It is worth mentioning that the duo has previously shared screen space in the action films “Andhaa Kaanoon” and “Geraftaar” released in 1983 and 1985 respectively, where Bachchan made an extended special appearance in the former and Rajinikanth had a crucial cameo in the latter.

Rajinikanth, who recently completed shooting for “Jailer” and is currently working on “Lal Salaam”, will soon commence work on director TJ Gnanavel’s upcoming film, tentatively titled “Thalaivar 170”. This highly anticipated project marks Rajinikanth’s 170th film in his illustrious career. Earlier reports suggested that the role was initially offered to Chiyaan Vikram, known for his performance in “Ponniyin Selvan”. Although the production team has not disclosed the filming schedule, it is anticipated that “Thalaivar 170” will commence later this year.

Recently, Rajinikanth concluded shooting for ‘Jailer’ and is currently immersed in the production of ‘Lal Salaam.’ Following these two projects, he is all set to collaborate with director TJ Gnanavel, known for the acclaimed film ‘Jai Bhim,’ for his upcoming venture tentatively titled ‘Thalaivar 170.’ As the name suggests, this film will mark Rajinikanth’s remarkable 170th outing in his illustrious career. Initially, reports circulated that the role was offered to actor Chiyaan Vikram, renowned for his performance in ‘Ponniyin Selvan.’ While the exact commencement date for ‘Thalaivar 170’ remains undisclosed, industry insiders anticipate the film to go on floors later this year.

The announcement of “Thalaivar 170” was made by Lyca Productions on March 2, coinciding with the birthday of their chairman, Subaskaran. The music for the film will be composed by Aniruddh Ravichander, who happens to be the brother of Latha Rajinikanth, the wife of Rajinikanth. The movie is scheduled for release in theaters next year, creating a wave of excitement among fans eagerly awaiting this monumental collaboration between two legendary actors.

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