Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Kabali has been cleared with a U certificate with no cuts by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and the film releases worldwide on July 22.
With this, almost half a dozen of Telugu movies, which were waiting to get a release date from a long time, have taken a sigh of relief and they will soon be lining up for release.
The first biggie to hit screens post Kabali would be Venkatesh's Babu Bangaram, which is slated for a release on 29 July.
Since there was a confusion surrounding the release of Kabalisince a while now, many Telugu movie releases suffered several delays, in order to accommodate Rajini's film a fair share of theatres and in turn save themselves from the Rajini fever. However, now its a curtain down for all the chaos.
Directed by Pa. Ranjith, Kabali features Rajinikanth in the role of a Malaysian don. The film, which will also be released in Tamil and Hindi, co-stars Radhika Apte, Kishore, Dinesh, Kalaiarasan, Dhansikaa and Taiwanese actor Winston Chao.
Tipped to be based on the story of a real life don, the film has been predominantly shot in Malaysia. On July 29, the film will also be dubbed and released in Malay. Produced by Kalaipuli S. Thanu, the film has music by Santhosh Narayanan.