The teaser of "Kabali" has taken cine-goers by storm, having garnered a never-before response from the Kollywood viewers for a movie clip. In less than 60 hours after its release, it has fetched over 8 million hits on its official YouTube page.
The best part of the story is the teaser of "Kabali" is on the verge of becoming the most-liked Tamil teaser on YouTube. It has got above 2.9 lakh likes with close to 10,000 dislikes for its video. It requires 1 lakh-odd likes to set a new record.
The teaser of Ilayathalapathy Vijay's "Theri" currently holds the record of being the most-liked Kollywood movie teaser on YouTube. It has got over 3.3 lakh likes with over 56,000 dislikes, besides over 10 million hits.
However, the best part of the success story of "Kabali" is "Theri" took close to three months to get so many likes, while the video clip of Rajinikanth's film looks set to surpass it in just three days.
The teaser of "Kabali" was released on Sunday, May 1, at 11 a.m. The video is all about the character played by Rajinikanth in the movie. Without giving away anything about the storyline, the clip lives up to the expectations of cine-goers as it has all the elements they love in his films.
The biggest attraction of the clip is Rajinikanth's body language, which does not show any sign of he being 65 years old, as he looks as energetic as ever. The superstar has sported a salt-and-pepper look with a thick beard. In the final part of the teaser, there is a glimpse of his younger look in the film, which has also impressed viewers.
The upcoming movie has been written and directed by Pa Ranjith. Radhika Apte, Kishore, Dhansika, Dinesh Ravi, Kalaiyarasan and others are in the cast. The film has been produced by Kalaippuli S Thanu.