When the first time fans and movie goers were made known that South India's biggest Superstar will portray himself as an aged person in his upcoming movie Kabali, there were mixed responses and reactions.
While some said Rajinikanth's bold decision came at just
the right time, few others expressed their anxiety, fearing that
their favourite star might not run around trees, chasing young
It's not that Rajinikanth has not portrayed such a character
on-screen before, but this time around, situations have changed
some. With back to back box office failures, the king of Tamil
cinema had to do something different which gave rise to
Not long ago, many might've thought that the Enthiran
star might not star in a non-commercial flick. But his decision to
join hands with Pa Ranjith (a director who says he doesn't know to
direct a commercial film) raised a few eyebrows alright.
This particular choice of movie and the way Rajinikanth is about
to get showcased in Kabali might have a deeper
meaning to it.
Has the Superstar decided to deviate from his usual norms to do
variety of roles? Will he be seen in character roles post
Enthiran 2? Perhaps, that might be the idea.