Khushbu in Rajinikanth-Siva film?

It was recently announced that Veeram, Viswasam fame Siva will next direct superstar Rajinikanth in his next film. Currently dubbed Thalaivar 168, shooting for the film is expected to commence in December.

Jothika and Keerthi Suresh will be reportedly playing the female leads in the film. Now, according to latest reports, actress Khushbu has been roped in to play a pivotal role in the movie. However, an official confirmation on the same is awaited.

It has been a while since Khushbu appeared in full-fledged roles in films. In the last few years, she appeared in cameo roles in films produced under their home banner Avni Cinemas, besides acting in serials.

Quoting sources close to the actress, reports said that the talks are positive and Khushbu is one step away from signing on the dotted lines. If she decides to come on board, then it will be an epic reunion of Rajinikanth and Khushbu, who have acted in several films in the 90s.

Meanwhile, Soori becomes the first actor to be officially announced as part of Rajinikanth’s next with director Siva, which is tentatively titled Thalaivar 168. This is the first time the comic actor is sharing screenspace with Rajinikanth. Soori has earlier worked in the Ajith-starrer Vedhalam with Siva.

He was recently seen in the film Namma Veetu Pillai. The star has also signed a project with director Vettri Maaran, who is basking in the success of his recent movie Asuran. Soori has expressed happiness about being part of Rajini film and said his lifetime ambition has achieved.