Director Lokesh Kanagaraj, celebrated for his Tamil cinema successes, announces an intriguing lineup of films as part of his cinematic universe (LCU).
Lokesh Kanagaraj, known for his critically acclaimed blockbusters, is set to continue his directorial journey with a unique vision. Having already directed five films, he’s poised to deliver more cinematic excellence.
Expanding the LCU
Lokesh embarked on his cinematic universe (LCU) journey with “Kaithi” and “Vikram.” The third installment, “Leo,” featuring Thalapathy Vijay, is set to release on October 19, 2023. His LCU explores interconnected narratives in a cinematic universe.
Standalone Rajinikanth Film
Lokesh’s next directorial venture will be a standalone movie starring superstar Rajinikanth. Filming is scheduled to commence next year, generating high anticipation among fans.
Sequel to “Kaithi”
Following Rajinikanth’s film, Lokesh will delve into the highly awaited sequel, “Kaithi 2,” featuring Karthi. Production is expected to begin by late 2024 or early 2025.
“Vikram 2” with Kamal Haasan
Lokesh’s directorial journey continues with Kamal Haasan in “Vikram 2.” This project promises to be a compelling addition to the LCU.
Spin-Off of Suriya’s Rolex Character
After “Vikram 2,” Lokesh Kanagaraj will direct a spin-off featuring Suriya’s Rolex character from the previous film “Vikram.”
Rumors about Lokesh collaborating with superstar Prabhas are confirmed, with the film being dubbed the ‘End Game’ of the LCU. The film is anticipated to be the director’s biggest project to date. Shooting details are yet to be finalized.
A Vision for Spin-Offs
Lokesh envisions expanding his LCU with more spin-off films. He intends to involve other talented directors in these projects, recognizing that he alone can’t direct them all.