Actor Rajinikanth’s latest Tamil release Darbar has disappointed big time at the box-office. The film, directed by AR Murugadoss, has incurred heavy losses for its distributors who’ve now decided to meet the 70-year-old veteran for compensation.

The distributors of the film have decided to meet Rajinikanth was taken after Lyca Productions, the makers of Darbar, didn’t react to the situation put forth by the distributors.

Made on a budget of Rs 200 crore (RM 115 million) which includes Rs 108 crore (RM 62.5 million) salary of Rajinikanth, Darbar has been adjudged a disaster despite collecting around Rs 250 crore (RM 144 million) worldwide.


Darbar stars Rajinikanth in the role of an angry cop who sets out to avenge his daughter. The film marked the maiden collaboration of Rajinikanth and filmmaker AR Murugadoss, who is best known for helming Ghajini and Kaththi. It marked the return of Rajinikanth in the role of a cop after 25 years.

Darbar also features Nayanthara, Suniel Shetty, Prateik Babbar, Nivetha Thomas and Yogi Babu in key roles. The film has music by Anirudh Ravichander while Santosh Sivan has cranked the camera.


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