Rajinikanth-starrer Kabali begins shooting in Chennai
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Rajinikanth-starrer Kabali begins shooting in Chennai

Superstar Rajinikanth's new film Kabali began rolling in Chennai with the first day's shooting commencing after a puja that saw the attendance of Rajinikanth, director Pa Ranjith among others.

regional movies Updated: Sep 19, 2015 14:30 IST
Rajinikanth in the first poster of Kabali. (Photo: Twitter/Rajinikanth)

Tamil film Kabali starring superstar Rajinikanth and one that will be his 159th movie, began its shooting in Chennai on Thursday. The actor plays the role of a gangster called Kabaleeshwaran in the film.

Dressed in light blue jeans and dark blue full-sleeve shirt, Rajinikanth arrived for the film's puja ceremony. The entire cast and crew of the film, including producer Kalaipuli S Thanu and director Pa. Ranjith were present at the launch.

The regular shooting of the film has also started. According a source from the film's unit, Rajinikanth has set 106 days for the shoot and will shoot for the film till January end. While the first schedule of Kabali will be shot in India, the team will move to Malaysia for the next leg of shooting.


The film, which is said to be based on the life of a Chennai-based don, also features Radhika Apte, Dhansikaa, Kalaiarasan and John Vijay, who play important roles.

First Published: Sep 18, 2015 15:46 IST