The emperor is back! And he is here to conquer you with his mere presence!
Tamil cinema audience were in for a treat on May 1st, Sunday, when the teaser of this year’s much-awaited film Kabali released. Starring superstar Rajinikanth as Kabali, the one-minute teaser has now garnered in close to 5 million views within 24 hours, and the hashtag #KabaliTeaser is still trending on social media. Sporting a salt and pepper look, and dressed in a sharp three-piece suit, the popular star looks majestic. The background music – Neruppu da (He is fire) gives a powerful introduction to the actor. The teaser has two of Rajinikanth’s trademarks – his powerful laughter and a whistle-worthy punch-line dialogue. But the biggest surprise element is the final portion of the teaser where we see Rajinkanth in a retro avatar (depicting the 70s), flipping his hair, which was his trademark when he began working in films. If you haven’t watched the Kabali teaser, you can watch it right here:
The teaser also introduces us to the film’s leading lady, Radhika Apte. Besides her, the film also stars Kishore, Kalaiarasan, Dhansikaa, Dinesh and Riythvika. Directed by Pa. Ranjith, the release date of the film hasn’t been announced yet.