The shooting of Kaala which has Rajinikanth in the lead role has come to a standstill due to heavy rainfall. All the cast and crew members except Rajinikanth have returned to Chennai. It has been mentioned that Rajini has left abroad for medical tests. At this juncture, a reliable source has mentioned that the shooting of Kaala will commence in Chennai on 10th July and Rajini will participate in the shooting from 12th July.
The shooting will take place in the mammoth sets erected at EVP Gardens in Chennai Poonamallee. The shooting of Kaala which will be taking in these sets from 10th July will continue for a long time. Kaala directed by Pa Ranjith has also Huma Qureshi, Samuthirakani, Anjali Patil, Nana Patekar, Sukanya, Easwari Rao and Sayaji Shinde in the cast. Santosh Narayanan is composing the music while G Murali is handling the camera. Sreekar Prasad has taken the responsibility to edit the film which is being produced by Dhanush under the banner Wunderbar Films.
It has been tentatively decided to release the film for Pongal 2018.