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.
Did You Know?
Unlike his past few films which needed visual effects and stunt doubles (due to the complex nature of the stunts and/or his age and health concerns) , the stunt masters of 'Kabali' have claimed that Rajinikanth has done 100% all of his stunts, since they were realistic enough to be executed by him See more
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
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
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
Referenced in STYLUS
Jag Hai Yeh Dabang Ka
Written by Raqueeb Alam
Performed by Shankar Mahadevan
& Rohit Fernandes See more