This happened - the Terminator and Chitti the Robot found themselves in the same room, sitting just a chair apart from each other. As superstars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rajinikanth attended the launch of the music of I in Chennai, planets and other celestial bodies must have collided unseen somewhere high above.
Seated between the two actors was I director Shankar, whose films Mr Schwarzenegger says he wants to star in.
After the launch, Mr Schwarzenegger tweeted:
What a fantastic event in Chennai for the audio release of "I." To the incredible fans in India -... http://t.co/BBEZxuvOcj- Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) September 15, 2014
The launch of I's music was also attended by lead actor Vikram, South star Amala Paul and A R Rahman, composer of the film's music.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, who attended the launch at the invitation of I producer Aascar Ravichandran, also met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa before the event.
It was fantastic to sit down with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa before our event tonight and... http://t.co/2vaWmVkYlY- Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) September 15, 2014
Mr Schwarzenegger recently appeared in The Expendables 3 and will be seen next year in Terminator: Genisys, the fifth film in the series that made him famous.