Rajinikanth’s upcoming film is being directed by Pa Ranjith and is titled Kaala Karikaalan. Kaala Karikaalan is being produced by Rajinikanth’s son-in-law Dhanush under the banner of Wunderbar Films. Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi has been roped in as the female lead for Kaala and this film will mark her debut in Tamil films. The makers revealed Rajinikanth’s first look from Kaala and he looks fierce in these posters.
Kaala will have Rajinikanth portray the role of a gangster one more time after Kabaali. The film will be set in the background of Mumbai and will have underworld connections in the story. Rajinikanth looks intense in these posters and the look of the super star seems to that of an underworld don.
The unit of Kaala will now head to Mumbai for a month-long schedule which will cover major portions of the story. Post this hectic schedule, the unit will return to Chennai for a short schedule.
Kaala also features Samuthirakani in an important role and also will have Anjali Patil who acted in National Award winning Telugu film Naa Bangaru Thali. The songs in the music album of Kaala will be composed by Santosh Narayanan and the final edits are being taken care of by Sreekar Prasad. The cinematography of the film is being handled by G Murali.
Besides Kaala, Rajinikanth also has Robo 2.0 which is scheduled to be released in January 2018. Robo 2.0 is currently in post-production stage and should be ready for release by the scheduled date. It is not clear yet regarding when Kaala will be released. An official announcement regarding this is awaited from the production house.