As promised by Dhanush, the Rajinikanth Kaala Karikaalan first look poster has been released on their official Twitter page. His tweet reads “Here we go!! The biggest of them all.. #superstar Rajinikanth’s #kaala first look”
The Pa. Ranjith is directing this film, where Rajini and Ranjith joining hands for the second time. The film is produced by his son in law and Dhanush K Raja under the banners of his own home production Wunderbar films. This film is Thalaivar 164th film.
The film is title as Kaala which is having a tagline Karikalan. The look has the silhouette of the Superstar in stark red against a striking black background. They are stating that Kaala has got two meanings in Sanskrit one indicates black and other signifies destiny, fate or death. In this film Rajinikanth is expected to play a guy where is native is Tirunelveli where he runs to Mumbai at the age of childhood itself, once after that, he turns out to be a powerful Don who lived in the slums of Dharavi.
The music of the film is scored by Santhosh Narayanan, who is Ranjith’s favourite music director. Earlier there were rumours that the film is said to portray the life and times of Haji Mastan, who is the famous Mumbai-based smuggler. But then again the team has denied this rumour.
Wunderbar Films at that time had issued a statement – “It is a film set in Mumbai and is a fictional story which is not based on any real people or events.” The sources close to the team said that the shoot of Kaala would commence in Mumbai locations from 28 May. Earlier sometimes Ranjith said in an interview that this film would have all the commercial entertainment which is present in all super star films.
It is also stated that Huma Qureshi would play a pivotal role in the film along with Samuthirakani. However, the team has not confirmed about this statement. Kaala is supposed to release in Hindi and Telugu as well and is being scheduled to be finalised by the end of the year. The film trade tells that Kaala would be Rajinikanth upcoming release during the summer of 2018 once after the release of Shankar film titled 2.O due for the Republic day 2018 weekend.