Rajinikanth's publicist tweeted that the actor "requests fans not to celebrate his birthday and avoid keeping banners and posters"
K Kumar, a businessman asked: "No Filmmaker seems to have thought about us earlier. I used to take someone with me to explain. Today I feel empowered. I was able to follow the film on my own, independently"
Here's a part of the letter's contents: "I returned to India after hearing the huge success of Kabali and witnessed it in person after coming here and am thrilled. So, heartfelt thanks the crew, director, producer, co-actors, fans, public, youth, women, media friends, theatre owners."
In Chennai, fans set off firecrackers, gave out sweets and poured milk over giant posters advertising the movie, a tradition that derives from the ritual bathing of Hindu idols in milk