This Article is From Jul 19, 2016

These Rajinikanth Fans Are Getting the Day Off to Watch Kabali

These Rajinikanth Fans Are Getting the Day Off to Watch Kabali

Some offices have declared a holiday on the release day of Rajinikanth's movie Kabali

Highlights

  • Some start ups are giving a day off to employees to watch Kabali.
  • The movie stars south superstar Rajinikanth in a lead role.
  • The day off notices from these companies are viral online.
Rajinikanth, who is not so much a force of nature as an entire weather system, returns to the screen in Friday's film Kabali. For many fans, this is an occasion that merits a day off from work.

Some offices have declared Friday a holiday as a pre-emptive measure. Thus have Chennai startup Fyndus and Bengaluru company Opus prevented a potential mass exodus caused by Kabali-watching:
 
 
 
 

In Coimbatore, software company Payoda has bought 'first day, first show' tickets for 300 lucky employees:
 

On Sunday, a flashmob performed a Kabali-themed dance routine in a Chennai cinema with accompanying anti-piracy messages urging cine-goers to watch the film in theatres. On Friday, an Air Asia plane decked out in Kabali-themed livery will fly fans from Bengaluru to Chennai for the movie's fist show.

Kabali, directed by Pa Ranjith, stars Rajinikanth as a Malaysian mob boss. The cast includes Radhika Apte and Taiwanese actor Winston Chao.