‘kabali’ which is one of the most expected and most biggest blockbuster Tamil movie till now. The movie has broken all the records of the current industry and has created new heights of expectations for the Rajini fans. The Kabali movie is being written and directed by Pa. Ranjith and is produced by Kalaipuli S. Thanu. The lead roles of the movie is done by rajinikanth, Radhika apte, Dhansika, Dinesh Ravi, Kalaiyarasan and John Vijay and international actor Winston Chao.
The movie which is about a gangster life who recently got out of the prison named as Kabaleeswaran aka Kabali which is being played by none other than Rajinikanth himself. Kabali got into the charge of creating a massacre at a local Hindu temple which claimed so many lives, Kabali’s wife Kumudha was one of those people who dies in that incident. Radhika Apte who has played the role of Kabali’s wife has done an amazing work and portrays an amazing role in the movie by showing the most perfect and exceptional acting in this movie.
The story starts when Kabali got out of jail because of his linear behavior and changing from a rowdy angry person to a calm and cool nature. After getting out, he starts his journey to end the drug dealers in Kuala-Lumpur, he then met logo, which is a very big drug smuggler, when they both meet Loga starts insulting Kabali’s wife Kumudh and due to this insult he has to give his life under Kabali’s car. While talking to Loga, Kabali comes to know that his wife is still alive and hen he becomes unrestful for his wife. kabali’s friend Ameer starts an organisation named as Free Life Foundation school, in this school, there are those guys who are addicted to drugs and wants to get cured and leave this dark world of drugs. Kabali’s who is in protege of Tamilmaaran’s father Tamilnesan, he is a don who fought for the rights of Tamil Malaysians. Tamilnesan was later killed by veerasekaran aka Veera, who was also a part of the same gang but he never liked the gang’s activity like drug smuggling and prostitution. After the death of Tamilnesan, Kabali took the responsibility of the gang and took over it, Veera who is manipulated by Kabali over the taking of responsibility because he was the son of the Tamilnesan and because of their relation he should take the leader responsibility and not kabali. Tamalimaaran invited Kabali and his pregnant wife at his party and they attend it without knowing the real intentions of Tamilmaaran, which was a trap for him. Veera and his men then confront Kabali and while trying to kill him, they shot his wife Kumudha. Kabali who was very angry from this incident kills Tamilmaaran for his betrayal kills him in front of young Kumaran and then he got arrested in false charges for the massacre. Kumaran who was at the speech of the institution when listens to Kabali’s speech becomes emotional and then realises his mistake and apologies to him and then gives him information about Velu who was present at that time when kumudha was admitted to the hospital for the treatment and they falsely declared her dead, while she was still alive. He tells kabali that she is till alive and when she was brought here she gave birth to a girl child. He comes to know about his daughter after he meets to Velu, then Kabali was confronted by Yogi who is a contract killer and is behind. Then he also comes to know about the gang ’43’ which is maintained by Tony lee. While Yogi was on the search for kabali and trying to kill him she tells him the truth that she is his daughter while suddenly revealing himself to him. They went to search for Kumudha and find her after a very long search at the Puducherry. Ameer who was the founder and friend of kabali was in very bad condition after he met an accident set up by Tony lee. Then after planning for a while he manages to meet with the gang 43 in a party which is set by Don Ang Lee who is also a Malaysian don and when Kabali reaches there he starts shooting on gang 43 while ending up Tony and veera with the help of Kumaran. Then after some time the scene reaches to the party being attended by Kabali, kumudha and Yogi where they met Tiger who is a reckless killer and very dangerous guy, he comes close to Kabali and shot at him. All this scenes have been blacked by the movie makers to not make sure the audience don’t lose their temper and didn’t get hurt.
The movie Kabali was released in Tamil language worldwidely and on the other side with dubbed versions in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, and Malay. The film was scheduled to be released simultaneously in Singapore and Indonesia. Malik Streams Productions and Distribution, a Malaysian media company, will simultaneously release the film. The film will also be dubbed in Thai and Chinese, where talks are under way to simultaneously release the film in Hong Kong and China. Kabali will also be premiered at the Le Grand Rex in Paris, France.
The Malaysian airline, AirAsia who became an official partner for Kabali and certain AirAsia planes will be painted with an amazing Kabali theme. The Indian financial company Muthoot FinCorp who is also an official partner of the film produced silver coins embossed with the image of Rajinikanth and with the same outlook from the movie. The teaser trailer was released in April 2016 and went viral in Asia and gained 5 million views in less than 24 hours becoming the most viewed teaser in Asia. The movie has got a great and explosive response on the box office and while breaking all the records the movie also sets some most amazing and toughest records to be done till now. The movie first day collection crosses 86 crores and has done amazing collection in the worldwide too. The collection figures are given below. The movie got in serious danger when it becomes available on the darknet and can be downloaded easily, but the audience and people decide not to have it this way and rather than using an unfair mean, they decided to watch it on theaters legally. This made the movie makers so much proud over the Indian public and the honest response.
The Kabali had the highest worldwide opening weekend for an Indian film over-taking and surpassing the record which was set by Sultan just two weeks earlier. The film Kabali movie earned around ₹309 crore (US$46 million) worldwide during its 10 days of theatrical run and the box office gross values of ₹600–675 crore were reported in the first 13 days.
Kabali makers are expecting same response from the sequel of this movie on which they are currently working and are trying to give this another best shot and break the record of the first part of Kabali.