Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan could be engrossed to outfox each other to the extent that they yearn for, however, there is one superstar in the South, who is mutely making his own path. The highest paid actor (Rs10-15crores per film) in the nation and the second highest in Asia, at 57, yes Rajinikanth, a leading light or the trendsetter, who is copied by many of today’s actors, is soon going to be picturized in an animated film that will be completely devoted to him. Fittingly titled ‘Super Star’, the film is the first of its type in the history of Indian animation as it is totally being devoted to the life and works of an actor.
The whole plan has been arranged by Rajini’s daughter, Soundarya and Pooja Shetty of Adlabs Films Ltd. The girls are employing out of the ordinary animators from UK and are chalking out plan to set off on a marketing drive right from April 2007, albeit the film is due to get a theatrical opening just by the ending of next year. The trailers of the film will be released in April to corroborate the release of ‘Sivaji’, Rajinikanth’s next film.