Rajnikanth-starrer Kabali is hyped to be the most-awaited movie of the year. The movie features Rajnikanth playing an ageing don. The film hits the screens on 22 July. However, the Thalaiva film has already set a number of records before its official theatrical release.
Do you know that the film has already recovered its budget?
Let’s have a look at some unusual facts about Kabali.
1. The Vice President of Data Processing Company, Fyndus which is based in Kottivakkam, Chennai declared a holiday on July 22, 2016, so as to avoid all the leave requests that are bound to be sent across to the HR department by all the employees.
One more company from Bangalore has been reported to declare Holiday for the same reason.
2. Kabali is scheduled to release on 22 July across over 12,000 screens – an achievement no Indian film has ever attained.
3. The teaser of Rajnikanth-starrer, Kabali took social media by storm when it was revealed. The trailer has over 25 million YouTube views. It is the first trailer of an Asian film to have such a jaw-dropping quantity of views.
4. The total amount that movie has already made by its pre-release is around 200 Crore. And also, People have booked their tickets well in advance. So, the movie is going to gather more than 60 Crore from the very first day of release.
5. Kabali is the 1st Indian movie to release in the World’s largest theatre Le grand Rex in France.
6. Kabali has also broken Baahubali’s pre-release business of Rs 162 crore.
7. Kabali is also the first South Indian film to release in Hawaii, USA.
8. Kabali is the first South Indian movie to release in over 1000 screens in only the North India.
9. Kabali is the 1st Indian movie to release across 30 nations at a time.
10. For the first time in the history of film promotions, Air Asia which is Kabali’s official airline partner has announced a special flight painted with Kabali posters featuring Rajinikanth. The unusual Kabali flight will leave from Bengaluru to catch the first day first show in Chennai on 22 July.
11. Kabali is the first Indian movie to release simultaneously in Malay. The film will concurrently release in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and Mandarin as well.
12. It is the only film to have pre-booked all tickets for all shows in USA.
13. In Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, ‘Kabali’ will have a grand solo release.No other movie is releasing with it.
In an interview to Firstpost, the producer said, “I expect the movie to make more than Rs 500 crore when it releases. It will be bigger than Baahubali because that is the power and stature of Rajinikanth. He has fans all over the world, across all age groups. But I have still not sold the satellite rights; I’m waiting for the film to release.”
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