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Rajinikanth’s Kabali to hit the screens in May or June

Kabali will release sometime in May or June 2016, actor Rajinikanth confirmed before leaving for Delhi to receive Padma Vibhushan from President Pranab Mukherjee.

regional movies Updated: Apr 13, 2016 18:31 IST
President Pranab Mukherjee presents Padma Vibhushan to actor Rajinikanth on Tuesday.
President Pranab Mukherjee presents Padma Vibhushan to actor Rajinikanth on Tuesday. (PTI)

The highly anticipated Tamil gangster film Kabali starring superstar Rajinikanth will release worldwide in May or June, the actor has confirmed. It will be his 161st film. Talking to reporters in Chennai on Tuesday, he said the film will release in the last week of May or early June.

“Kabali might release in the last week of May or early June,” Rajinikanth said, before boarding the flight to New Delhi where he was conferred with the Padma Vibhushan.

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Rajinikanth plays a menacing gangster in Pa. Ranjith-directorial and his character is tipped to be inspired from a real-life don named Kabaleeshwaran. The film also stars Dinesh, Dhansikaa and Kalaiarasan among others. CineGalaxy Inc, one of the prime distributors of Indian films overseas, will be distributing the Tamil and Telugu versions of the film.