Rajinikanth and Shankar may not have officially confirmed their upcoming project, but one or the other rumour always manages to make news. 

Shankar with Rajinikanth
Director Shankar with Rajinikanth.IB Times India

As per the buzz, the title of the movie is "Number One", which has been chosen to keep in tune with the fans' excitement when it comes to a Rajinikanth movie. it is said to be a science-fiction but not an official sequel to their earlier blockbuster movie "Enthiran – The Robot".

It was earlier said that Rajinikanth and Shankar were coming together for the sequel of "Enthiran". However, latest buzz says that the director is ready with a fresh and unique concept.

While there are reports that Lyca Production, which had bankrolled Ilayathalapathy Vijay's "Kaththi", will produce this mega-budget movie, it is also being said that Ayngaran International has come forward to make the film. Other details about the film are under wraps.

Reports also suggest that Rajinikanth will be doing a movie with Raghava Lawrence. The actor, who is impressed with the director's latest movie "Kanchana 2", has reportedly given green signal for a storyline narrated by Lawrence. But it is not clear when this project will take off.