Sivakarthikeyan’s Mr Local release delayed

The release of Sivakarthikeyan and Nayanthara’s upcoming film, Mr Local, has been pushed to May 17. The film, was earlier slated to release on May 1.

The star cast for the film includes Sivakarthikeyan, Nayanthara, Yogi Babu and Sathish to name a few. Mr Local is directed by M Rajesh of Siva Manasula Sakthi, Oru Kal Oru Kannadi, and Boss Engira Baskaran fame.

The makers recently released the lyric video of one of the songs from the film, Kalakkalu Mr.Localu, sung by Sivakarthikeyan. The peppy track, which is said to be Sivakarthikeyan’s introduction song in the film, has lyrics by K R Dharan.

Giving tough fight to his close competitor Vijay Sethupathi who is doing back to back films, Sivakarthikeyan is now doing five movies simultaneously.

Already busy with Mr Local, a sci-film directed by Ravikumar, Mithran-directed flick and a Sun Pictures movie helmed by Pandiraj, Sivakarthikeyan has now signed a project with director Vignesh Shivan.

Lyca’s Subaskaran, who will be producing this venture, announced the same on his official Twitter page. “The film will roll by July and will hit screens next year. The rest of the cast and crew are yet to be finalised,” sources said.

Sivakarthikeyan will again be teaming up with Anirudh for this film. Though Rashmika Mandanna’s name is doing the rounds for the lead actress, there is no official confirmation about this.