Vidya Balan to Work with Rajinikanth in Kabali Spin-Off? – Movie Mint

Vidya Balan to Work with Rajinikanth in Kabali Spin-Off?

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Vidya Balan to Work with Rajinikanth in Kabali Spin-Off?


With the success of films like The Dirty Picture and Kahaani, Vidya Balan has carved a niche for herself in the Hindi film industry. Buzz is that she’s now looking at conquering the Tamil film industry as well.

On the contrary to reports, the film is not a sequel to Kabali, but a different subject altogether. While the project is currently in pre-production stage, reports suggest that the Bollywood diva Vidya Balan is likely to be paired opposite Rajinikanth.

Speaking about the film, a source was quoted by the as saying, “The makers of the film met Vidya Balan recently, and have finalised her as the lead. However, they are still working on the dates, and only then the official agreement would be signed.”

If reports are to be believed, she has grabbed a film opposite superstar Rakjinikanth for a Kabali spin-off. Rajinikanth’s son-in-law Dhanush has agreed to produce the film under his home-production banner Wunderbar, the reports add.

Kabali was among the most successful Indian films of 2016 in which Rajinikanth played an ageing don based in Malayasia. It was directed by Pa Ranjith, who is likely to direct the spin-off as well.

Meanwhile, Rajinikanth is wrapping up his much-awaited sci-fi thriller 2.0.

Being made on a lavish budget of Rs 400 crore, 2.0 is the first Indian film to be shot using the 3D technology.

Directed by Shankar, the film starring Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson, Sudhanshu Pandey and Adil Hussain is slated to released on Diwali.

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