It’s raining announcements for Rajinikanth fans! On Sunday, just as fans finished hearing updates regarding Rajinikanth’s Thalaivar 170 helmed by TJ Gnanavel, Lyca Productions announced the release date of Aishwarya Rajinikanth’s upcoming directorial, Lal Salaam. The film will now hit theatres for Pongal 2024. As of now, the film will be competing with Sivakarthikeyan’s much-awaited Ayalaan.
Backed by Lyca Productions, Lal Salaam stars the veteran actor in an extended cameo, in a character named Moideen Bhai. Vishnu Vishal and Vikranth headline the film. While the former plays a character called Thirunavukkarasu, the latter’s character name is yet to be revealed.
The upcoming film is billed to be a sports drama based on cricket. It will also reportedly have a political relevance. Lal Salaam has music composed by AR Rahman, marking his first-ever collaboration with Aishwarya. With cinematography by Vishnu Rangasamy, the film has editing by Pravin Baaskar. The makers are yet to announce more details about the film’s cast.