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Rajinikanth to start shoot for ‘Lingaa’ with Sonakshi Sinha in May

Chennai, May 2 (): Superstar Rajinikanth is all set to do his next film. The new film is titled ‘Lingaa’, which is the name of one of his grandsons. Lingaa is the younger son of actor Dhanush and wife Aishwarya, who is Rajinikanth’s elder daughter.

K S Ravikumar is directing Lingaa. Sonakshi Sinha and Anushka Shetty are playing the lead roles opposite Rajinikanth and Jagapathi Babu is playing an important role in this action entertainer. The latest buzz says the main shooting of the film is starting in Mysore from today, May 2. The music is scored by ace music composer AR Rahman. The entire list of crew members is yet to be known.

Director K S Ravikumar shared a poster titled Lingaa on his official Facebook page on Tuesday evening. In the poster, music composer AR Rahman, actresses Anushka Shetty and Sonakshi Sinha are featured along with Ravikumar and the Superstar. As soon as he posted the teaser poster in his Facebook page, the news went viral. The news has become a pleasant surprise to Rajinikanth fans, who are waiting for the release of his next film Kochadaiiyaan on May 9.

Sources say, the film’s unit is  at present in Mysore for a 40-day schedule, after which they will be heading to Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad to film a fight sequence.

In Lingaa, Rajinikanth is said to be playing dual roles. In one role, he plays a royal man and in another he plays the royal’s grandson role. Reports say Sonakshi will play the royal’s love interest and Anushka Shetty will be paired opposite the grandson Rajini. The role done by Sonakshi will be weightier. Ravikumar had thought that she will be well suited to enact the role of the girl from the 40s.