- The film will be Rajinikanth's first ever film in the North Bengal
- The untitled project will be shot for "37 days"
- Nothing has been disclosed about Rajinikanth's role in the film
This is how Rajinikanth was welcomed at the Bagdogra Airport in Siliguri:
Superstar Rajinikanth arrived at Bagdogra Airport from Chennai today afternoon at 2.20pm via Spicejet flight SG 623 and has headed for Kurseong. @rajinikanth@aaibagairport@TheDarjChronpic.twitter.com/TWC3ucVcjX— I Love Siliguri (@ILoveSiliguri) June 6, 2018
This is how fans greeted Rajinikanth inside the flight:
It was not a day for the faint hearted! Superstar @rajinikanth flew SpiceJet Flight SG623 along with its awestruck passengers, crew and pilots from Chennai to Kolkata and then onwards to Bagdogra! Rumour has it that he also gave a photo opportunity to his fans in #SpiceJet! pic.twitter.com/RF97Su5dtH— SpiceJet (@flyspicejet) June 6, 2018
Rajinikanth will be reportedly shooting for his untitled next in Himalayan hill station Darjeeling and Kurseong. Mount Hermon School and St. Pauls College will be among the locations where the film will be shot. Few sequences of the movie will also be filmed in Kurseong's Christian Forest Rangers College. Seven hundred technicians have already reached Darjeeling and the film is expected to go on floors on Thursday. Nothing has been disclosed about the film or Rajinikanth's role in the untitled project.
The film will be shot in Darjeeling from June 17 to July 6, following which the team is slated to move to Kurseong again and stay there till July 12, according to IANS report. "Though shooting is scheduled to be completed in 37 days, we have kept three extra days keeping in mind the probability of inclement weather," said Paras Chettri, a manager of the film unit. This will also be the "biggest-ticket film shoot in the Darjeeling hills", IANS report stated.
Kaala is Rajinikanth's second consecutive gangster film after Kabali (also directed by Pa Ranjith). Though celebrations for the release of Kaala are in full swing, Karnataka is seems to be lagging behind. Kaala has been produced by Rajinikanth's son-in-law Dhanush.
(With IANS inputs)