Actress Shruti Haasan, who is known for her roles in films like Gabbar Is Back, D-Day, and Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire, has begun shooting for her upcoming film Coolie, which also stars Tamil megastar Rajinikanth. The actress took to her Instagram stories and shared a picture of herself updating her fans about the shoot. Shruti captioned the picture: “Day 1 #Coolie.”  The film is directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, who is known for Kaithi, Leo, and Vikram, which starred Shruti’s father, Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan. According to reports, Rajinikanth will sport a salt-and-pepper look with a hairstyle and beard in Coolie, reminiscent of his look in Kaala. Chennai Story: Shruti Haasan Commences Shooting for Her Next With Philip John, Shares Photos From Muhurat Shot.

The music and background score for the film are composed by Anirudh Ravichander. This marks his fifth collaboration with Rajinikanth after Petta, Darbar, Jailer, and Vettaiyan, and his fourth collaboration with Lokesh after Master, Vikram, and Leo. Coolie is scheduled to hit theatres in 2025 in standard and IMAX formats. Chennai Story: Shruti Haasan to Headline BAFTA Winner Philip John's Directorial!.

The film will be released in Tamil, with dubbed versions in Hindi, Telugu, and Kannada. In addition to the IMAX format, the makers are also planning to release the film in 2D and 3D formats.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 05, 2024 04:39 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website