The second schedule of superstar Rajinikanth starrer Darbar is currently underway in Mumbai. Following rumours that the entire shooting will be wrapped up in the next month or so, filmmaker AR Murugadoss opened up in his latest interview that the film will only be wrapped up by end of August.
He also revealed that the second schedule, which is currently underway in Mumbai, will go on till June end in which major action sequences will be shot. Prateik Babbar, who plays one of the film’s primary antagonists, has joined the sets in the second schedule.
Apparently, Murugadoss was impressed by Prateik in Baaghi 2 and decided to cast him. Interestingly, Prateik won’t play the main antagonist will be seen playing the son of the actor who plays the primary villain.
Suniel Shetty plays the lead antagonist in Darbar. On being signed for the project, Prateik had told Mumbai Mirror, “It has been my aspiration to share screen space with a legend like Rajinikanth sir. I can’t wait to meet him and observe him on set. I have been appreciated for my characters with grey shades and I am investing my 200 percent in this role because it’s an opportunity of a lifetime.”
Anirudh Ravichander has been confirmed to compose music for this flick. While Santosh Sivan will crank the camera, Sreekar Prasad will take care of editing. The film was originally supposed to be bankrolled by Sun Pictures, who backed out after the recent Sarkar controversy.
Lyca Productions, the makers of 2.0, took over the reins of the project and are going all out to make this a lavish project. This would be the third outing for Lyca Productions with Rajinikanth after Kaala and 2.0.
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