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Kabali (2016)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 22 July 2016 (USA)
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Returning from prison, aged gangster Kabali confronts those who had destroyed his life. While doing so, he learns about what had happened to his family when he was gone.

Director:

Pa. Ranjith

Writer:

Pa. Ranjith
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rajinikanth ... Kabali
Winston Chao ... Tony Lee
Radhika Apte ... Kumudhavalli
Dhansika ... Yogi
Kalaiyarasan ... Kumaran
Dinesh ... Jeeva
John Vijay ... Ameer Bhai
Kishore Kumar G. ... Veerasekaran
Riythvika ... Meena
Mime Gopi ... Loga
Hari Hari ... Tiger
Nassar ... Tamilnesan (as Nasser)
Uday Mahesh Uday Mahesh ... Durai
Gajaraj ... Marthandam
Vinoth Vinoth ... Tamilmaaran
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Storyline

Kabaleeswaran, a revolutionary who fights for the betterment of his race in a foreign land, is falsely implicated and thrown behind bars. When he returns after his prison term, he starts a search for his wife and ends up confronting those who were the reason behind his miseries. What follows is a tale of revenge, emotion, drama, jealousy, treason, loyalty, love and payback. Written by PipingHotViews

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Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The title of the book read by Rajini in the opening scene is "My Father Baliah" which is a story about Dalit issues. See more »

Goofs

In the flashback scene,Tamilmaran comes to apologise to Kabali while he is eating with family, the scene is set at the backdrop of Merdeka Square, the scene is supposed to have happened 25 years back but modern buildings which was not yet constructed in KL can be seen.

Also in various other scenes, various cars which were not released in early 90's can be still be seen,. See more »

Quotes

Kabali: Even this is a form of protest. Why did Gandhi wear dhotis and why did Ambedkar wear suits? Politics Thamizhmaran...
[when Thamizhmaran asks him if all his money goes into buying suits]
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Alternate Versions

In the version released in Malaysia, a lot of violent scenes amounting to 5 minutes were cut to obtain a P13 rating, plus the ending too was changed as per the instructions of the Malaysian censor board, to avoid unlawful behavior. While the original one is an open ending as to whether Kabali died or not, the Malaysian one shows a caption "Finally Kabali surrendered to the police." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Tik Tik Tik (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Taare Saare Chup Gaye
Written by Raqueeb Alam
Performed by Pradeep Kumar
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Typical Rajni Film
20 November 2018 | by CutekumarveenaSee all my reviews

One work - ENTERTAINMENT watch it for Rajni. I love Rajni movies and Tamil movies. Rajnikant did his role pretty well in this movie as usual. No doubt on it, however the director trying to impress all kind of viewers by adding unnecessary scenes. 7/10


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Country:

India

Release Date:

22 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Кабали See more »

Filming Locations:

Malaysia

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,157,621, 24 July 2016

Gross USA:

$3,903,095

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,388,789
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DTS | Dolby Atmos (RCA Sound Recording)| Dolby (Dolby Atmos)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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