Superstar Rajnikanth, has earned a lot of fame and name in his Don avatar compared to others for most part of his career. His biggest hit and the movie that made him the true South Indian Superstar is Basha. After, many times his fans wanted to see him as Don on screen and their wish might have just come true.
According to the sources belonging to Dhanush's Wunderbar Films, Rajnikanth will be playing a Tamil-Muslim who rose to the level of dictating politics in Mumbai. The man who was famous for his illegal activities and financing films and real-estate agents. Haji Masthan, the man who lived a glamorous life as a Mafia Don with heart of gold in Mumbai will be brought to life on screen by Rajnikanth.
The movie will be directed by Pa. Ranjith who scored a jackpot of 10 crores remuneration for the movie, even though his previous movie, Kabali failed at the box office. He is also the only director from young generation to get a chance to direct Thalaivar, that too twice in the matter of years. Thalaivar161, will start once Rajnikanth completes his work on 2.0, in the direction of Shankar, scheduled for release on 19th October.