Superstar Rajnikanth and director AR Murugadoss joined hands in the Darbar action thriller after their respective successes, Petta and Sarkar, and the team has been rocketing in Mumbai. Darbar is being produced by Lyca Productions, his second collaboration with Rajni after 2.0.
Although it was announced that Superstar will be seen playing a police officer, it was revealed that Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar, who played leading roles in films like Issaq and also seen in negative characters in films like Baaghi 2, was filmed Play the villain in Darbar.
The actor shared the news in a recent interview saying that his Baaghi 2 had gotten the offer, and currently he is part of Ranbir Kapoor, the great actor Brahmastra. Darbar also stars Lady Superstar Nayanthara, and has music by Anirudh and cinematography by Santosh Sivan. Darbar was announced as a launch of Pongal 2020.