The film, whose first look was unveiled on Twitter by his two daughters Soundarya and Aishwaryaa, will mark the "Robot" star's 159th movie.
    
According to the film's debut poster, Rajinikanth, 64, who plays the titular role, is all geared up for the shooting.
    
"#Kabali first look! Excitement overload!" Soundarya wrote on her Twitter page.
    
"@superstarrajini arrives in and as Kabali," Aishwaryaa added.
    
Directed by Pa Ranjith of "Madras" fame, "Kabali" also stars Radhika Apte, Dhansikaa and Kalaiarasan.
    
Rajinikanth's last two Tamil projects-- 3D epic fiction "Kochadaiiyaan" and action drama "Lingaa"-- had a lukewaerm response at the box office.

 

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