Lyca Productions recently unveiled superstar Rajinikanth’s much-awaited movie ‘Thalaivar 170’ on March 2.

The film will be directed by TG Gnanavel, best known for the critically acclaimed movie ‘Jai Bhim,’ and will feature music by Anirudh Ravichander.

This is an exciting project since this marks the collaboration of Rajinikanth with Lyca Productions once again. Darbar and Kaala were both produced by Lyca as well.

The big announcement has been made with a special note on social media by the makers, on the occasion of their chairman Subaskaran's birthday. A part of the announcement read, "Lyca Productions is feeling acclaimed & honoured in announcing "Superstar" Rajinikanth's "#Thalaivar 170" film under our banner.

The film will shortly begin production and be released in 2024. In the TJ Gnanavel-directed movie, Rajinikanth is supposed to be portraying a cop

Apart from this, Rajinikanth is currently shooting the movie ‘Jailer’, which is now in the final stages of production. It will be his 169th film, and it was directed by Nelson Dilipkumar.

Rajinikanth will also start production on "Lal Salaam," which will be directed by his daughter Aishwarya. Reportedly, Rajinikanth will make a lengthy cameo appearance in a sports drama and will be seen sporting a new look.

Anirudh Ravichander has composed music for the project. Jailer is bankrolled by Kalanithi Maran under the popular banner Sun Pictures.