Chennai: There is a tussel of sorts going over who will be superstar Rajinikanth's leading lady in his next film. 

Kollywood actors Keerthy Suresh and Nayanthara were in the running for the coveted role and according to latest reports, both these ladies are part of the movie, directed by AR Murugadoss.

Though there is no confirmation about the same, sources say that the latest development is that this upcoming movie will be a two-heroine film and Nayanthara has come on board as the second female lead for this project. 

According to speculations doing rounds on the internet, Rajini will be playing the role of a cop and a social reformer in the film, which is expected to be made in multiple languages. 

However, Santosh Sivan had announced recently that he has signed the movie. "Finally very excited to work with Rajini Sir after Thalapathy . [sic]" he had tweeted.
The film is expected to soon go on floors soon. While Anirudh Ravichander is composing the tunes of the film, Santosh Sivan will handle the cinematography.

The movie will be produced by Lyca Productions, which funded Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar's magnum opus 2.0.