Superstar Rajinikanth is one of the most sought-after actors in Tamil cinema industry with a huge fan following across the globe. The actor was last seen in Siruthai Siva's 'Annaatthe' and is currently working on 'Thalaivar 169' - director Nelson Dilipkumar's yet-to-be titled film.

Now a latest buzz in Kollywood suggests that the actor is joining director K.S Ravikumar for a sequel of their blockbuster hit movie 'Padayappa' which was released in the year 1999. The sequel is expected to be named as 'Padayappa 2', and it was reported that the story development is ongoing at the moment.

Another exciting update of this movie reveals that actress Ramya Krishnan who played a villainess in Padayappa will be roped in to play a vital role in the sequel. The movie is expected to go on floors in 2023 and an official update is expected to be announced later this year.