Sources close to Rajinikanth said that the account was hacked on Tuesday. They added that no formal police complaint has been filed
I don't want to be known as a Dalit filmmaker. I touch upon caste inequalities in my films because I've been affected by it. Even if I don't belong to the oppressed community, I would have continued to speak about inequalities in the society," he said
Late Thursday, Dhanush posted a photo of himself with Rajinikanth, to whose daughter Aishwaryaa he is married
While she may have been disappointed, Radhika soon had reason to cheer up. All it took was a telephone call from Thalaivar . Radhika, clearly thrilled, said, "He called me to congratulate me. Can you imagine such a huge superstar doing that?
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."
"Simplicity of a huge superstar. Checking in at an airport in the US for India. Respect for your humility - Rajinikanth," tweeted Rishi Kapoor
"It's a great time for the Indian film industry with Kabali and Sultan being at the box office and still getting the equal share of the pie. With stars like Rajinikanth sir and Salman - the hype around the stars creates the competition, but they have very strong fan followings," says Ali Abbas Zafar
India's movie industry is the biggest in the world, producing more than 1,600 new films a year in more than 20 local languages. And Rajinikanth is the biggest star in that firmament, if sheer, over-the-top fan mania is the measure
After being escorted to his car by heavy security, Rajinikanth stood on the footboard of his car and waved to his fans. They were beside themselves
"In India, the film has earned Rs 250 crore, which includes Rs 100 crore from Tamil Nadu and Rs 150 crore from places outside the state in India," read a statement from the makers
Long queues formed outside Rex Cinema where fans arranged a flower garland around a four-meter cutout of Rajinikanth, whose film Kabali has been predominantly shot in Malaysia
Even before the film, there was unprecedented hype and in keeping with the mood, Rajini's fans came determined to enjoy the experience. As always there was deafening whistling, even before the first frame when Thalaivar appears on screen