Superstar Rajinikanth's next Tamil film, directed by Madras fame PA Ranjith, is loosely based on the real life of a Chennai mafia don. It is also said that the film is titled as Kabali. It will be Rajinikanth's 159th film.
"In the film, Rajini sir plays a character called Kabaleeshwaran, and the title 'Kabali' is derived from it. The story is based on a don from Mylapore in Chennai," a source from the film unit.
Radhika Apte has been roped in for the film and reports suggest that she might play wife to Rajinikanth. The Bollywood actor has already acted in couple of Tamil movies- Dhoni and All In All Azhagu Raja.