Finally, some real news about the Bollywood robot flick that everyone's been rumoring about. It looks like famed director S. Shankar has locked in "South India's darling" Rajnikanth, pictured here in front of a glowy yellow background, as the main actor in his groundbreaking sci-fi film Robot.

The film has a monster budget of one billion rupees, and will be produced in three languages in the UK. Here's what the proud producers have to say about it:

Robot will be the grandest and most entertaining film ever made in Indian cinema and be produced in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi and be a high-tech film with the use of the state-of-the-art technology.Image by AP


Rajnikanth to star in Shankar's 'Robot' [Yahoo! India]