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Needed rest for ‘mind and body’: Rajini tells fans about US trip

In a letter written to his fans, Rajinikanth thanked his fans, Pa Ranjith and producer Thanu for the stupendous success of Kabali. He also explained why he went to the US.

regional movies Updated: Jul 26, 2016 19:40 IST
In the letter addressed to his fans, Rajinikanth also wrote about his US sabbatical.(Viral Bhayani)

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday expressed his gratitude to his fans, Kabali producer Kalaipuli S Thanu, director Pa Ranjith, theatre owners and distributors for the grand success of his latest outing.

“My heartfelt gratitude to all those who made Kabali a huge success. From my producer to director to fans and to the media, I thank each and every one of them,” Rajinikanth said in a letter issued to the media.

In the letter, he also wrote about his US sabbatical.

“Since I was working non-stop on Kabali, and Shankar’s 2.o, I was required to take mental and physical rest. Hence, I went on a two-month trip with daughter Aishwarya Dhanush, and during which time I had undergone a few medical tests,” he said, and added that he feels revitalised and motivated now.

Read: Will Kabali be actor Rajinikanth’s new touchstone?

Rajinikanth visited the US with his daughter, Aishwarya. (Twitter)

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Although Rajinikanth heard about the success of Kabali in the US, he said: “To see and experience (it) in person gives me immense happiness.”

As on Tuesday, Kabali had grossed over Rs 200 crore worldwide.

In the film, Rajinikanth plays a gangster who fights for equal pay rights for Tamils in Malaysia.