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Kabali (2016)

TV-MA | | 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.

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Pa. Ranjith

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Pa. Ranjith
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Cast

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 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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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

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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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Production Co:

V. Creations See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Atmos (RCA Sound Recording)| Dolby (Dolby Atmos)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was considered the title Kannabhiran, which was held by Tamil director Ameer, hence not considered. Rajni's previous film Linga (2014) title was also held by Ameer, but named after the consent of Ameer 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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Connections

Referenced in STYLUS (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Jadoo Rawan Rawan
Written by Raqueeb Alam
Performed by Ananthu, Pradeep Kumar, Shreya Ghoshal & Sanjana Divaker Kalmanje
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The movie shows nothing new
21 July 2016 | by kukretihiringSee all my reviews

An old man kicking asses like a super hero, I mean come on we make jokes of him and now he himself is making a joke of himself. I was expecting something else like a serious acting, not so over dramatic. Who watches something like that. I am a big fan of Rajni Sir but was disappointed in the end. The direction seems poor, nothing new in the story line. At least you could have given us some good side actors. Major issues with the film was that there were several action scenes which clearly showed that CGI was used overly and stunts men were ready to act and Rajni SIr was just showing up after the stunt. Waste of time and money.


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