(1 May 2014)
Just a few weeks before the release of his upcoming magnum opus
'Kochadiiyaan', Superstar Rajinikanth has started
working on his next project titled as 'Lingaa'. This is a
rare phenomenon at least in recent times in the film
career of Superstar as the veteran actor has been
following the principle of taking at least a year gap
between one film and another right from the past decade.
'Lingaa' that is going to be produced by Rockline
Venkatesh and directed by K.S.Ravikumar was launched in
Mysore with a Pooja in the famous Samundeeshwari temple,
today ( May 2). Today is Friday which is generally
consired as the auspicious day in a week and also the 'Akshaya
Thrithiyai' day which is considered as most suitable day
to start a new project.
Superstar was clad in the traditional white shirt and
dhoti, and he was also seen with a thick mustache and a
new hairstyle which is will be one of his looks for 'Linga'.
Since the film was launched in Mysore, Rajinikanth's
good friend cum Kannada Superstar Ambhareesh and his
actress wife Sumalatha took part in the pooja and wished
the team a grand success.
'Linga' stars Rajinikanth in dual roles and Anushka and
Sonakshi Sinha have been confirmed as the heroines.
Telugu actor Jagapthi Babu will be donning an important
role in the film. A.R.Rahman will score the music and
director Pon Kumaran of 'Charulatha' fame has written
the story for 'Linga.'