Rajinikanth, along with the film's director KS Ravikumar, were present at the event. (Agencies)
Clad in a white silk dhoti and shirt, Rajini was also joined by his friend and Kannada superstar Ambareesh and his wife Sumalatha at the launch, which took place inside the premises of the famous Chamundeshwari Temple.
"The film has been officially launched and the regular shooting is expected to start in a few days," a source from the film's unit said.
Sonakshi Sinha and Anushka Shetty will be playing the female leads in the film for which double Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman will compose the tunes.
According to the sources Sonakshi Sinha who is in the lead role in the film will be seen performing role of a girl who is in her 40’s.
Rajinikanth, along with the film's director KS Ravikumar, were present at the event.