Rajnikanth starrer Sivaji on May 26


MUMBAI: The most awaited Rajnikanth starrer Sivaji: The Boss is finally slated to release on May 26.
Our South representative says, “As the release date has been finally fixed as May 26, the excitement within the trade is gaining momentum by leaps and bounds. According to the buzz, the Tamil Nadu rights has been acquired for Rs 3.10 crores. Nizam has been acquired for Rs. 6.5 crores, entire Andhra Pradesh for Rs. 16 crores and even the Karnataka territory rights where there is a ban on films other than Kannada films has been notched up for an unbelievable price of Rs. 2.50 crores. The film will be released with around 400 prints in the South sector alone.”
Sivaji: The Boss is Rajnikanth’s 154th film and is said to be the most expensive films ever made. He has a larger than life persona not only on screen but also off screen. The film has been shot in New York, Bombay and parts of the South. The film is directed by S. Shankar, who had made films like Nayak and Jeans. Rajnikant has a large fan following in Japan and the film is also expected to be released there.