Raana is a film which was supposed to have Rajnikanth in the lad role. This film which was to be directed by K S Ravikumar had Deepika Padukone in the female lead role
The shooting of this film was shelved because Rajni fell ill very seriously. After his treatment, Rajnikanth did not want to take the risk.
Instead of acting in Raana, Rajni acted in an animation film titled Kochadaiyaan directed by his daughter Soundarya.
The shooting of this film took place for more than two years and is now ready for release.
At this juncture, there is assorted news in Kollywood about Rajnikanth’s next film. There is news that Shankar, K S Ravikumar or K V Anand may direct his next film.
Now it has been confirmed that director K S Ravikumar will direct a film which will have Rajnikanth in the lead role. K S Ravikumar has earlier directed Rajnikanth’s super hit films such as Padayappa and Muthu.
It is understood that Rajnikanth and K S Ravikumar have decided to revive the film Raana which was shelved earlier due to health reasons. Deepika Padukone was originally signed for the female lead role in Raana.
Since Deepika Padukone had already paired with Rajni, now a now heroine is being considered. The fans can expect the official announcement regarding this film very soon.