India Declares Public Holiday to Watch Actor Rajinikanth’s new Movie – Which Nollywood Star Commands This Type of Power?
See the list of activities piled up in preparation for the movie premiere, as published by BBC:
- Budget airline Air Asia has laid on a special Kabali flight from Bangalore to Chennai, featuring Rajinikanth’s favourite food. The special flight will be carrying 180 Rajinikanth fans to watch his film on the day of its release.
- One man has said he will watch 10 screenings back-to-back on Friday and Saturday and described the 65-year-old star as his father, mother, and God.
- A female fan has designed a sari with Rajinikanth’s face on it.
- Luxury hotels in Bangalore are organising special shows with each ticket going for 1,300 rupees ($19; £14).
- A fan club dedicated to the star plans to distribute helmets, welding glasses and gloves to workers as Kabali is a film about the “labour class”.
Rajinikanth has dominated the industry for over 40 years and the 65-year-old screen god has over 170 films under his belt, mostly movies in Tamil language.
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