Popular film producer and MLA Ashok Kheny has revealed that he had approached Rajinikanth once to star in his film based on the historical figure Tippu Sultan. It was reported in the media before Rajinikanth fell ill on the first day shooting of KS Ravikumar’s shelved Rana.
Now, Ashok has confirmed in a recent function that he will definitely pursue his efforts to rope in Rajinikanth to play Tippu Sultan in the film. “I will soon hold discussion with Rajinikanth and take this project forward,” said the Karnataka based MLA who is hoping this project to kick off since he believes it will bring name and fame to the state.
Rajinikanth is currently gearing up to work in Kabali and will start the shooting for Shankar’s Endhiran 2 from January.