The Kollywood megastar Rajinikanth is all set to return to the big screen with his new film Lal Salaam. The movie is being directed by his daughter, Aishwarya Rajinikanth, who has joined hands with blockbuster production house Lyca Productions.
The film is going to be Aishwarya’s first as a director after the 2012 romantic thriller “3” the 2015 black comedy film “Vai Raaja Vai,” and the 2017 documentary film “Cinema Veeran”. Lal Salaam is her most ambitious project to date.
Rajnikanth’s First Look in Lal Salaam
The makers of Lal Salaam unveiled the character poster for Rajinikanth. In the movie, Rajinikanth will play a cameo role and will be seen as Moideen Bhai. The first look of Rajinikanth shows him in a stylish avatar with sunglasses.
Lal Salaam Release Date
Announced to be released in cinemas worldwide in 2023, the film revolves around the sport of cricket. Marking megastar Rajinikanth’s third collaboration with Lyca Productions after 2.0 and Darbar, the film features music maestro and National Award-winning musician A.R. Rahman composing the music of the film.
Lal Salaam Star Cast
Lal Salaam stars actors Vishnu Vishal and Vikranth Santhosh in the lead roles. While Vishnu has recently announced his film Gatta Kusthi, Vikranth, who was last seen in the 2019 film Bakrid, is currently filming for his upcoming film Deepawali Bonus.
Apart from the lead actor duo, Lal Salaam will also feature the iconic star Rajinikanth in an extended cameo and mark his first collaboration with his elder daughter Aishwarya. However, the veteran actor had earlier worked with his second daughter, Soundarya Rajinikanth, in her 3D action film Kochadaiiyaan, released in 2014.
The film’s technical team includes Lyca Productions’ Head of Operation G.K.M. Tami Kumaran, followed by Vishnu Rangasamy as cinematographer, B. Pravin Baaskar as editor, Ramu Thangaraj as the in-charge of art direction, and Poornima Ramsamy as costume designer.
Lal Salaam Title & First Look Out
The film was announced by the Lyca Productions banner on November 5, 2022, with the title “Lal Salaam” and a poster that showcased a cricket helmet with so much chaos and riot-like situations in the background. The poster has raised the inquisitiveness of fans regarding the film, and it looks like a unique and intense sports drama.