Thalaivar 164: After Kabali, Superstar Rajnikanth’s next titled Kaala.
Dhanush took to Twitter to unveil the first look poster of superstar Rajnikanth’s forthcoming film titled Kaala.
Following the blockbuster success of their gangster drama Kabali, superstar Rajnikanth and director Pa Ranjith are once again collaborating for a Tamil film, which is also tipped to be a gangster flick.
While the shooting is expected to go on the floors on May 28, the film has now been titled Kaala Karikaalan.
An elated Dhanush took to Twitter to share the first look of Kaala Karikaalan.
— Dhanush (@dhanushkraja) May 25, 2017
When asked about the title, Pa Ranjith said that the movie has a lot of significance in Tamil culture and carries great valor. Karikaalan was a Choza king from the Sangam era and is attributed to have accomplished mighty feats, including constructing the Kallanai dam over Cauvery river.
Pa Ranjith also explained that Karikaalan is worshiped as a demigod by a group of people, who now reside in Mumbai. Since the movie is based on Tamilians living in Mumbai, he opted for the name. Ranjith also hinted that there is surreal politics hidden behind the name as well.
Despite opening to mixed reviews from critics and fans, Kabali became the highest grossing Tamil film last year. And Rajini-Ranjith duo is likely to recreate the magic at the box office. To be produced by Dhanush‘s Wunderbar Films is touted to be a gangster drama made on the lines of Kabali. As per recent developments, Rajnikanth is expected to join the sets on May 28 in Mumbai, where 70 per cent of the film will be shot.
Bollywood actor Huma Qureshi has been paired opposite Thalaivar after Vidya Balan walked out of the project due to date issues. Interestingly, Vidya was supposed to work with Rajinikanth earlier in Lingaa and Kabali.
Santhosh Narayanan, who set the internet on fire with his Neruppu Da, will be composing the score for Kaala.
Rajnikanth’s Kaala – Telugu version also released.
Rajnikanth will soon be working with his son-in-law Dhanush in a mass entertainer film titled Kaala.
Dhanush took to twitter to share the film’s poster, released in four languages, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and English.
The film will be directed by Pa. Ranjith who has earlier worked with Rajinikanth in Kabali. The film will again be a gangster film, to be shot largely in Dharavi Mumbai.
The film is scheduled to go on floors on May 28. Huma Qureshi is said to be romancing thaliava in the film. Dhanush is the producer of the film and is very excited to collaborate with his father-in-law for the film.
The music of the film will be given bu Ranjith’s favorite music director Santhosh Narayanan.