Sharing the image on the photo-sharing website, Dhoni wrote: "Tried copying the pose of the one and only Thalaivar."
Dhoni, also calls himself a true-blue Rajinikanth fan.
The photograph has Dhoni imitating a pose from a Kabali poster where Rajinikanth can be seen overlooking the Malaysia city skyline with legs crossed and hand resting on the side.
Produced by Kalaipuli S Thanu, Kabali has been directed by Pa Ranjith.
Kabali, which minted around Rs 250 crore worldwide has been Directed by Pa Ranjith.
The film narrates the story of a gangster's shot at redemption and how he fights for equal pay rights for Tamils in Malaysia.
The Tamil film has been dubbed in other languages like Hindi, Telugu and Malay.
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