Big surprise from 'Jailer': Superstar Rajinikanth goes classy in this high-octane glimpse...Watch the video!

The ardent fans of Superstar Rajinikanth are over the moon after being hit by a surprise update from the makers of the actor's upcoming flick 'Jailer'. A day after revealing that veteran Kannada actor Shiva Rajkumar has been roped into the movie, Jailer's production house Sun Pictures on Friday - November 18 released a glimpse from the sets. 

As the glimpse has been dropped without prior announcement, the fans have gone agog over a surprise update and they have been rampantly sharing the glimpse in the midst of speculations that something big would be released during Rajinikanth's birthday next month. The glimpse, which runs for 13 seconds, has become the talk of the town.

The high-octane glimpse has presented Rajinikanth with a classy look with an electrifying background score. In a dusky backdrop, Rajinikanth was seen in different postures and the glimpse garnered massive views on social media within an hour of release. Unveiling the glimpse, Sun Pictures wrote, "Here's a glimpse of Superstar Rajinikanth from the sets of Jailer." 

The glimpse ends with the text 'Jailer in the making'. The movie has been gradually increasing expectations and the sources in the know say that Jailer is eyeing the release during Tamil New Year, next April. Helmed by Nelson Dilipkumar, Jailer marks his first collaboration with Rajinikanth and the project was announced earlier this year under the tentative title of Thalaivar 169. 

Later, in June, the movie team posters and the official title 'Jailer' and the filming began in August. Bankrolled by Kalanithi Maran under his banner of Sun Pictures, Jailer has Rajinikanth in the lead role while Shiva Rajkumar, Ramya Krishnan, Priyanka Mohan, Vasanth Ravi, Yogi Babu, and Vinayakan play important roles. Anirudh is composing the music and the flick is being made at a budget of Rs 100 crore. Both Rajinikanth and Nelson Dilipkumar had mixed reviews previously for their movies 'Annaatthe' and 'Beast' respectively.