Rajinikanth reaches Darjeeling, shoots in St Paul’s

17 Jun 2018

The shooting for the yet-to-be-named south Indian movie starring Rajinikanth started here in Darjeeling on Sunday with shots of the film being done at St. Paul’s School. The superstar arrived in Darjeeling town from Kurseong on Saturday.
The shooting lfor the movie which is being directed by Karthi Subbaraj had been going on in Kurseong after the arrival of the superstar in Kurseong on June 6. The most part of the shooting in Kurseong was at Rangers College in St. Maryś Hill in the town.
A source said on Sunday: “The superstar arrived in Darjeeling yesterday itself with the shooting taking place at St. Paul’s School from today onwards. There are not many locations of the movie that will be shot here in Darjeeling with the other location being Mt. Hermon School only. In Darjeeling the shooting will continue for about 20 days after which again shooting will recommence in Kuresong.”
School sources on the other hand maintained that the movie unit has asked for 15 days for the shooting to be held at St. Paul’s School alone.
“The school is closed for summer holidays at present and today’s shooting which was an indoor one went well as far as I heard,” said the school source without wanting to be named.
It may be mentioned that St. Paul’s School in Darjeeling is a favourite location of the Bollywood flock and the school has featured in a number of movies that have been shot in the hill town in the past.
‘Main Hoon Na’ starring Shah Rukh Khan and Sushmita Sen had been shot there along with the recent Telugu movie 'Raja the Great’ starring Ravi Teja that been shot there last year.