The trailer from Rajinikanth's upcoming movie Darbar was launched on Monday evening, 16 December, at 6.30 pm. An exciting video, which gives glimpses to the content, was unveiled at a grand event in Mumbai. [Crawl down to watch the trailer]

The 1.45-minute clip indicates that Darbar is an out-and-out action-oriented movie. Rajinikanth appears as a cop named Aadhithya Arunachalam and the story is set in Mumbai. Looking at the video, it becomes difficult to predict the storyline, but the director has sent a message to the viewers that it has all the elements that the fans love to see in a Rajini film. 

This is for the first time, AR Murugadoss has collaborating with Rajinikanth. Known for his action thrillers, the director has coming up with yet another power-packed entertainer.

Rajinikanth is playing the role of bad cop in Darbar. Nayanthara is pairing up with one of the two characters in the Tamil superstar. Suniel Shetty is making his debut in Kollywood and will be seen in a negative role.

The audio of Darbar was launched recently in Chennai. With the movie being made in Hindi and Telugu languages, the makers are promoting the movie outside Tamil Nadu as well.

As a result, the trailer launch event is being held in Mumbai. A press release event is expected to be held in Hyderabad.

So far, the motion poster of Rajinikanth's Darbar has been released and met with amazing response from the fans. Anirudh Ravichander's background score was the highlight of the clip.

Darbar, funded by Lyca Productions, has Santosh Sivan's music and A Sreekar Prasad's editing. It is scheduled to release on 10 January.

Watch the trailer here: