Lokesh Kanagaraj to Direct Rajinikanth in Thalaivar 171

Rajinikanth announced his next film titled Thalaivar 171 after the success of his recent film Jailer.

The film will be directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, leading to speculation about it being part of a shared cinematic universe.

Lokesh Kanagaraj is known for his previous works with Kamal Haasan and Thalapathy Vijay.

Fans are eagerly anticipating "Thalaivar 171," with some predicting it could become India's highest-grossing film.

Lokesh Kanagaraj's previous films, "Vikram" and "Kaithi," were linked in a shared cinematic universe.

Speculation arose about whether "Thalaivar 171" would also be a part of this shared universe.