Kaala and Rajinikanth through the eyes of a Dharavi resident


“7-8 times on an average,” pat comes the reply. “Up until Padayappa, Rajinikanth films didn’t have a release here on the first day. The story and the setting only come much later, after multiple viewings.”

So how many times does Anand watch a Rajinikanth film at the theatres? Kadhai karu a eduthutu nalla panirukaru. 2018-06-08T14:26:27+05:30″>
Published: June 8, 2018 2:26:27 pm

Anand Raj reveals that he was one of the first to register a fan club for Rajinikanth back in 1988. And, the Dharavi resident says he hasn’t missed watching a Rajinikanth film on the first day in a very long time. It was all Rajini and that is usual business for Anand Raj, the Rajini fan. Kaala, he says, is Pa Ranjith’s fable constructed upon the core he has taken from real-life. Also read | Kaala Karikaalan movie review: Pa Ranjith’s sensibility and Rajinikanth’s charisma work wonders
Anand Raj also reveals that he was one of the first to register a fan club for Rajini back in 1988. There was no revolution but ‘paaka nala irunthuchu’ (it was good to watch), says Anand. “Karpanai than. But the situation improved gradually. But when he watched Kaala for the first time on screen, it wasn’t Dharavi that mattered. “I don’t remember the number of times I have seen that film,” says the Dharavi resident, with an infectious energy that is unique to a loyal cinema-lover. “The story doesn’t even reach me in its entirety as my eyes would only watch Thalaivar — his charm, his style, his energy. “The first time is always about Thalaivar,” says Anand with unmasked admiration. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd (He has taken the core and handled it well).”
The problems that Kaala shows did exist several years back, he admits. “There are difficulties for people who live here illegally,” he says. I used to travel to Chennai to watch the film,” he recalls. Related News
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