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The makers on Thursday released high definition photos of Rajinikanth from the film.

Rajinikanth’s Darbar directed by AR Murugadoss has been creating high anticipation among fans, with some leaked photos from the sets going viral on the internet. The makers on Thursday released the high definition photos of Rajinikanth from the sets.

An open call was made for fans to submit their most creative poster designs for the film.

The best design would be selected and released officially by the makers.

Rajinikanth will be playing the role of a cop in Darbar, a character he’s taken up after almost 25 years since films like Moondru Mugam and Pandiyan. The project, which is being produced by Lyca Productions, marks the first time collaboration between AR Murugadoss and Rajinikanth. This would be the third outing for Lyca Productions with Rajinikanth after Kaala and 2.0.

While Nayanthara is playing one of the leads, the film also has Suniel Shetty, Prateik Babbar, Yogi Babu, Jeeva, Prakash Raj, Nivetha Thomas, Dalip Tahil, Soori, Harish Uthaman, Manobala, Suman, Anandaraj, Rao Ramesh and Bose Venkat in the cast.

The project has Suniel Shetty and Prateik Babbar play the antagonists and it is believed that Prateik will play Suniel’s brother in the film. Recently, Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj Singh was also roped in. According to sources, Yograj will be playing a very important role in the film and will also be seen in an intense action block opening scene along with Rajinikanth.

Anirudh Ravichander has been confirmed to compose music, Santosh Sivan is handling the cinematography, and Sreekar Prasad will take care of editing.

Murugadoss had opened up in an interview that the film will only be wrapped up by end of August. While the release date is yet to be confirmed, the makers are said to be eyeing Pongal 2020 release for Darbar.