Directed by K.S. Ravikumar, it will have two leading ladies

Superstar Rajinikanth’s follow-up to ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ will be ‘Lingaa’, to be directed by K.S. Ravikumar, it was revealed on Tuesday.

Oscar-winner A.R. Rahman will score the music, and the film will have two leading ladies, Anushka Shetty and Sonakshi Sinha. 

Ravikumar himself posted a teaser poster on his verified Facebook page (

ravikumar) Tuesday evening, following which the news went viral on social networks.

The news of Rajinikanth’s next film just ahead of Kochadaiiyaan’s release on May 9 pleasantly surprised most fans. Many fans pointed out on social networks that Lingaa is also Rajinikanth’s grandson’s name (son of Dhanush and Aishwarya), and noted that it would prove lucky for the Superstar.  

There is speculation that the shooting for the project will start soon in Mysore.

This would be

the fourth time Rajinikanth is collaborating

with Ravikumar

and A.R. Rahman