Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is known as the most versatile actor in Bollywood industry is now coming up with his Gangster Anna avatar.
Yes, there is good news for Nawaz’s Tamilian fan. The actor has started prepping for his upcoming Tamil venture, helmed by ‘Jigarthanda’ famed film maker Karthik Subburaj.
The Subburaj directorial ‘Thalaivar 165’ has ‘Superstar Thalaiva’ aka Rajinikanth in the lead role and a host of other stars as a part of cast, including Vijay Sethupathi, Trisha and Simran.
While ‘Thalaivar’ is Nawaz’s debut film in Tamil film industry, he is expected to play a grey character. According to a close source, Nawaz will be seen in Villain’s Character.
This Nawaz-Rajinikanth starrer action drama kicked off their pre-production work on Tuesday. The talented actor, who is known for his gritty performances, took to his insta handle and posted a picture of him rehearsing the dialogues from the film. He also informed it clearly that he is excited to be teaming up with the Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth.
Subburaj’s film will also feature Majid Majidi’s ‘Beyond the Clouds’ heroin Malavika Mohanan opposite Rajini.
According to previous reports, Karthik Subburaj had met Siddiqui and narrated the story of ‘Thalaivar 165’, when he was promoting his silent thriller ‘Mercury’ in Mumbai. However, it took Nawaz a couple of week to show him the green signal and the news of Siddiqui being in the star cast was confirmed.
Meanwhile, Karthik Subburaj’s ‘Mercury’ received a positive note from Tamil cine-goers. And it is also worth to mention that the young director is known for experimenting themes and his unique story telling methods. The star cast for his upcoming venture has already impressed movie-buffs, considering it’s for the first time in Tamil film industry such casting combination will be seen onscreen.
It’s unknown as of now when the multi-starrer film ‘Thalaivar 165’ would release!