After the stupendous success of Kabali, Rajinikanth has joined hands with director Pa Ranjith once again. The first look poster along with the title was released yesterday. The film has been titled Kaala Karikalan. The name of Rajini in the film is Karikalan. Ranjith has mentioned that he will be called Kaala in the film.
Director Ranjith has mentioned that the film is based on a Tamilian who lived in Mumbai Dharavi. The first schedule shooting of the film will take place on 28th May at Mumbai. After this, the shooting will be continued in Chennai. Mammoth sets replicating Mumbai’s Dharavi have been erected in Chennai.
The most significant aspect in this film is that four National Award winners are involved in this film. Actor and producer Dhanush has got the National Award for best acting in the film Aadukalam and also has won the National Awards for producing best films such as Kaaka Muttai and Visaranai.
Editor Sreekar Prasad has won the National Awards for his best editing in the films Raakh, Rag Birag, Nauka Caritramu, The Terrorist, Vaanaprastham, Kannathil Muthamittal and Firaaq, Actress Anjali Patil has won the National Award for her best acting in the Telugu film Na Bangaru Talli. Actor Samuthirakani has won the National Award for his best supporting role in Visaranai.
Santhosh Narayanan is composing the music for this film which has Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi in an important role.