|Directed by||Pa. Ranjith |
|Produced by||Kalaipuli S. Thanu |
|Written by||Pa. Ranjith |
|Music by||Santhosh Narayanan |
|Production company||V Creations |
|Distributed by|| Gemini Film Circuit |
|Release dates||22 July 2016 |
|Running time||152 minutes |
|Language|| Tamil |
Kabali is a 2016 Indian Tamil-language gangster-drama film written and directed by Pa. Ranjith. The film stars Rajinikanth as the title character, whilst Taiwanese actor Winston Chao, Radhika Apte, Dhansika, Dinesh Ravi, Kalaiyarasan, and John Vijay star in other pivotal roles. Principal photography for the film began on 21 August 2015 in Chennai. While filming mostly occurred in Malaysia, smaller scenes were shot in Bangkok and Hong Kong. The film is released on 22 July 2016.
On July 19, 2016, three days prior to the film's worldwide release, pirated copies of the whole film and actor Rajinikanth 's entry sequence were separately leaked online.