Rajinikanth's 'Jailer' release date pushed back to avoid clash with 'Ponniyen Selvan 2'

    Rajinikanth's 'Jailer' release date pushed back to avoid clash with 'Ponniyen Selvan 2'

    Rajinikanth fans will have to wait a bit longer to see the superstar in action.

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    The release of Rajinikanth's Jailer has been pushed back to avoid clashing at the box office with director Mani Ratnam's magnum opus Pooniyen Selvam 2.

    Jailer was originally planned to hit theaters worldwide this April but has been pushed back to August, while it is sad that fans will have to wait longer to see the superstar in action, it is understandable since the project has not wrapped production.

    We know the official release date of them in the coming months and possibly a trailer for the movie. Jailer has an impressive star cast of actors from different movie industries. Tamannaah Bhatia was the latest star to join the growing star cast.

    Jailer will be the first time Rajinikanth will be working with director Nelson, The director's last movie was the Beast which starred Vijay in the lead role.

    The movie also cast Kannada superstar Shiva Rajkumar in a major role, marking the first time the actor will be sharing the screen with Rajinikanth and his Tamil debut.

    Recently the director Nelson roped in Malayalam superstar Mohanlal for a cameo in the movie.

    The movie was announced by Sun Pictures in February and production officially started in July with shooting taking place in Chennai, Hyderabad, and Coimbatore.

    The movie has an ensemble cast that includes Shiva Rajkumar, Ramya Krishnan, Vasanth Ravi, Yogi Babu, and Vinayakan.

    The music for the movie is composed by Anirudh, making it his third collaboration with Rajinikanth, after Petta and Darbar. Cinematography is handled by Vijay Kartik Kannan and R. Nirmal is in charge of the editing.

    As for Pooniyen Selvan 2, the movie is an adaption of the classic Tamil novel of the same name and focuses on the Chola dynasty specifically Rajaraja Chola and his rise to power.

    The movie will be hitting theaters on April 28th, 2023.