Siddharth in Thalaivar-168, Rajini gets more support from industry in Periyar row

Siddharth who was recently seen in Sivappu Manjal Pachchai and Aruvam, is playing a key role in Kamal Haasan’s Indian 2 directed by Shankar. Now the latest buzz he would be part of superstar Rajinikanth’s upcoming film too.

Tentatively titled Thalaivar 168, the movie directed by Siruthai Siva and bankrolled by Sun Pictures has Khushbu Sundar, Keerthy Suresh, Meena, Suri, Sathish and Prakash Raj in key roles. D Imman is scoring the music.

Buzz is that Siddharth has been approached to play Keerthy Suresh’s pair in Rajini’s next. Keerthy reportedly plays Rajinikanth’s daughter in the movie which is taking shape fast. The movie is expected to hit the screens on pooja holiday weekend this year.

Coming to the support of Rajini who has refused to apologise on  ‘Periyar’ row, Khushbu tweeted “Right or wrong, it’s a personal perception n acceptance..but I am glad to see @rajinikanth Sir standing firm on his ground. What we need now is honesty..fear  cannot be the rule. Speak..speak what your hearts says. Everybody will have an opinion n you cannot please everyone.”

Cinematographer-actor Natty aka Natraj posted: “தமிழ்ல  எனக்கு மட்டுமல்ல  பலபேருக்கு  புடிக்காத  வார்த்தை…..” In another tweet, he said, “என்ன  சொல்ல  அவரு நல்லவன்னு சொன்னா  கேக்க மாட்டிங்க…. அவரு  சொன்னா நல்லதுன்னு  புரிஞ்சிக்க  மாட்டாங்க… சொன்னா புரிஞ்சுக்கணும்… இல்ல  தானா  தெரிஞ்சுக்கணும்.. தெரியும்  போகப்போக  தெரியும்..  பூவின் வாசம் புரியும்…”

Director Perarasu, actress Kasthuri have also supported Rajini. A lot of Ajith and Vijay fans have also supported the ‘thalaivar’. On Tuesday, Rajini said he will not apologize for his remarks on the controversial rally of EVR took place in 1971.

Rajinikanth said that he recalled the incident only based on the reports published in reputed media houses and it’s not his own assumption. At the 50th anniversary of Thuglak magazine, Rajinikanth said only Mr. Cho carried the news about the controversial rally in which slipper-garland was allegedly placed on the naked image of Lord Ram and Sita.