Rajini mania is, very apparently, at fever pitch. But it wasn't always this way. It took the 65-year-old actor - which is a very inadequate description of him - several films spaced over decades to climb to the current Everest of fame he enjoys now
One man told NDTV, "There is one sunlight. There is one moonlight. There is one god. There is only one superstar"
"Some people might think we are crazy, but they won't understand our love for Thalaivar. If you're not watching the first show of a Rajinikanth-film on release day, you're breaking a tradition," says 43-year old auto driver Annamalai
Online, the Urvashi Digital 4K Cinema on Bengaluru's Lalbagh Road (one of the theatres cited by IBT), appears to be selling tickets for Rs 400 and above. Many shows are sold out already