Rajinikanth film Kaala Karikaalan poster: Dhanush reveals first look of Thalaivar’s gangster drama, see photos

Rajinikanth's next film after Kabali has now got its title. Thalaivar 164 has been titled Kaala Karikaalan and will have Rajinikanth playing a don living in Mumbai. Kaala became a top trend in India within minutes of the film's title being announced.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 25, 2017 3:45:15 pm

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Rajinikanth’s new film has a name, a new poster and those are just a few of the details that the fans of Thalaivar have been waiting for. The film called Thalaivar 164 till now has been titled Kaala Karikaalan. The film is the second project of Rajinikanth and Pa Ranjith after the superhit Kabali. Director Pa Ranjith had said that Rajinikanth will be seen playing a man from Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli who escapes to Mumbai as a child and goes on to become a powerful don living in Dharavi slums. He is Kaala to those who oppose him, and it is also a reference to his colour. The film will have many mass action scenes, which will cater to Rajinikanth fans.

Within minutes of the title being announce, Kaala became a top trend in India.The film’s powerful poster was appreciated by his fans.

Now that the poster is out, it can be confirmed that the film will have music composed by Santhosh Narayanan, Sreekar Prasad as film editor and T Ramalingam as the art director. The film’s poster was revealed by Dhanush, Rajinikanth’s son-in-law and the film’s producer.

Revealing the poster, Dhanush wrote, “Wunderbar films presents .. superstar Rajinikanth in and as #thalaivar164.” This is the first time that Rajinikanth and Dhanush are working together. As per the reports, Huma Qureshi has been signed to play the female lead in the flick. The rest of the cast is yet to be revealed but the interest in Rajinkanth’s next film is at an all-time high.

People are also wondering what the name of the film — Kaala Karikaalan — stands for.

See Rajinikanth-starrer Kaala Karikaalan’s posters here:

While Kaala means dark in many languages, it also stands for Yama, the god of death. It is being conjectured that Rajinikanth will play a gangster who brings justice to the wrongdoers in his own style. Karikaalan, meanwhile, was a popular Chola king. The film is expected to go on floors around May 28.

See Dhanush’s earlier post too:

Earlier, after reports that the film is based on the life of Mumbai’s late don Haji Mastan Mirza, his foster son had sent a notice to Rajinikanth. The makers, however, said the film is not based on Haji Mastan.

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