Kabali quick take: Rajinikanth shines in this emotional roller-coaster

Updated on Jul 22, 2016 01:17 PM IST

Kabali is almost as big as Rajinikanth - but not quite. Not because it’s a bad movie, but because nothing - not even Rajinikanth himself - can top Rajinikanth.

Superstar Rajinikanth is back with what promises to be his biggest hit yet.
Superstar Rajinikanth is back with what promises to be his biggest hit yet.
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Kabali is almost as big as Rajinikanth, but not quite. Not because it’s a bad movie, but because nothing -- not even Rajinikanth himself - can top Rajinikanth.

Thalaivar is the last great superstar of this country - and maybe even of this world. Kabali is built around the man, his legendary screen presence, and his trademark style.

Read: Will Kabali see Rajini reinvent himself? 5 reasons to watch the film

Many have tried, as many will in years to come, to recreate the magic of Rajinikanth. But like his performance in films that started it all, films like Parattai and Billa, the superstar commands your attention every second he is on screen. He delivers lines like only he can, beats up crooks in the typical Rajini way, and even goes back in time.

So can Kabali be a bigger hit than Baahubali? We can only wait and watch.

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    Vignesh Radhakrishnan was part of Hindustan Times’ nationwide network of correspondents that brings news, analysis and information to its readers. He no longer works with the Hindustan Times.

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