Keerthy Suresh, who was last seen in Vijay starrer Sarkar, directed by AR Murugadoss, has been roped in Superstar Rajinikanth starrer next film, which will be directed by Siva of Viswasam fame. Sun Pictures will bankroll this upcoming project of Keerthy Suresh and Rajinikanth. It is widely speculated that the film Thalaivar 168 will be set in the backdrop of a village with trademark Rajinikanth's elements. D Imman is on the board to compose the music and this will be his second collaboration with Siva after Viswasam.
Keerthy Suresh had recently wrapped up shooting for the multi-lingual drama Penguin, which is being produced by Karthik Subbaraj under the banner of Stone Bench Films and is being helmed by Eashvar Karthic. She is also making her Bollywood debut with Maidaan. And now she is going to romance with Rajinikanth in Thalaivar 168.