There was a time when superstar Rajinikanth couldn’t go wrong. But that aura has diminished a bit in recent years. Some of her films have sunk deep — something unheard of in the past. Your last release Annaatthe was criticized by critics. One of your previous films darbar also sank. On the political front, the much talked about plunge into party politics did not happen. As is the case these days, he was mercilessly trolled on online platforms.
Despite the success that ‘Brand Rajini’ has had over the last year, the charismatic actor can never be ruled out. And there’s always a buzz when a new movie of his is announced. Your new movie is Prison officerand was made public two months ago.
Prison officer, which is directed by Nelson, began filming from today (August 22). According to various reports, the movie is scheduled to be released in theaters during the summer of 2023.
Jailer: Cast, Staff, and Story
#Carcereiro starts his action today!@rajinikanth @Nelsondilpkumar @anirudhofficial pic.twitter.com/6eTq1YKPPAAugust 22, 2022
The film’s producers released the first poster to mark the start of filming for the film, and there was a little frenzy from their legions of fans across social media platforms. Prison officer is the first collaboration between Rajinikanth and Nelson, known for films like Kolamavu Kokila (redone in Hindi as good luck Jerry) and Doctor. A tweet from Sun Pictures, the production company, said: “Prison officer begins its action today (sic).”
In the poster, Rajini, wearing khaki pants and a white long-sleeved shirt, looks stern and serious. Jailer, starring Tamannaah Bhatia, the film will be filmed entirely inside a prison set.
Another highlight of the film is the fact that Ramya Krishnan is celebrated for her role as the powerful antagonist Neelambari in Rajini. padaappa (1999). She played a brief role as a flasher-lose-it in Rajini’s film. Babysitter. But Jailer will be his full reunion with a Rajinikanth actor in 23 years.
Another talking point is superstar Kannada Shivarajkumar who is popularly known as Shivanna is also a part of Jailer which is Rajini’s 169th film.
Shivarajkumar said recently, “It’s a great opportunity for anyone to act together with Rajinikanth, and I’m glad this project made it possible for me. He’s known me since my childhood and I share a special bond with the senior actor. Regardless of the role. , I’m happy to be a part of this movie. I’m sure the fans will love watching Rajini Sir and I together on the big screen.”
Jailer’s music is being composed by Anirudh Ravichander, who is booming these days with hits like Beast and Vikram. The film is expected to be action-comedy, something Nelson and Rajini are known for.