Actor Irrfan Khan says that Southern superstar Rajinikanth's film Kabali have stolen the poster of his upcoming film Madaari, but said it was no big deal and urged fans to go for both films.
Present at a mall in Mumbai for the promotion of the film,
Irrfan, asked about the similarity between the films' posters,
said: "Even I didn't know that. We are small filmmakers, I saw that
Rajinikanthji's film stole the poster of our film. You see his
film's poster and see our film's poster. No big deal about it.
Watch his film and watch our film, too."
Both the posters have the faces of the lead actors, Irrfan Khan
and Rajinikanth, with numerous buildings and skyscrapers standing
horizontally on their faces.
But what the Hindi actor might not be aware of, is the fact that
the Kabali poster in question was a mere fan made poster
and not an official one.
Loyal fans of Rajinikanth have clarified on a website talking
about the comparison, that the Kabali poster is a fan-made
one and not the official poster.
There are numerous posters of Kabali doing the rounds
on social media. Rajinikanth had shared two posters on his Twitter
account in September last year, when the shooting had
But among the recent ones: the one with Rajinikanth, Radhika
Apte and Winston Choa, one in which he is staring at a gun in his
hand, one where he is sitting on a sofa and the one showing him
with sunglasses in side profile, have been popular.
Meanwhile, Kabali, which is one of the most anticipated
Tamil films of the year, is said to hit the big screen on July
15th. Though the release date is yet to be confirmed by the
production house, many do believe that 15th of July is when
Kabali will swoop into cinema halls worldwide.
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