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Live Blog Kaala : Rajinikanth's Kaala release updates & audience reviews

Rajinikanth's Kaala hits the theatres across the country today. The film is directed by Pa Ranjith who also directed the superstar in blockbuster Kabali.

Updated: June 08, 2018 10:51 AM IST

The festivities around the country have begun as Rajinikanth's Kaala hits the theatres today. The film was eagerly awaited by Rajini's fans as he reunites with his Kabali director Pa Ranjith. Kabali was a huge success both in India as well as abroad and the showtimes for the film started as early as 3 AM in the morning. 

Such is the rage of Rajini's films that people start queuing up outside the theatres since midnight. People fake illness to take leaves from the offices and during Kabali's release, the IT companies in the south gave their employees a day off of their choice to go and watch the film. Kaala got into trouble as Rajini's political views were met with criticism from Karnataka and demands for a ban on Kaala gathered ground.

But the Supreme Court of India intervened and cleared the way for Kaala's release in Karnataka as well. Desimartini brings you the live coverage of Kaala's release in and around the country:

03:33 PM IST: The audiences are going crazy for Kaala

Superstar Rajinikanth's latest release Kaala seems to be making all the right noises as fans of the actor and audiences are going gaga over Rajinikanth's acting. Reviews are stating that he is back to form and its one of his best performances to date. Some people are getting excited by the first half while others are enjoying the second half. Here are a few reviews:

01:47 PM IST: Fans Swarm The Theatres in Chennai

Rajinikanth's fans can be seen gathering outside the theatres early in the morning in Chennai. It is reported that Kaala's shows started as early as 4 am and some of the fans have even come dressed as the Superstar.

11:48 AM IST: Mr. Perfectionist Wishes Superstar Rajini

Bollywood Superstar Aamir Khan who has to his names the biggest hits in Bollywood like 3 Idiots, PK, Dhoom 3 and Dangal is also a huge fan of Rajinikanth and tweeted that he wants to watch Kaala as well.

11:25 AM IST: Fireworks All Over!

No, it's not Diwali time but the time for Rajinikanth's latest film release. Every time the superstar comes out with a new film, the occasion is nothing less than that of a festival. 

11:16 AM IST: Just listen to the screams!

The louder the cheers, the bigger the star is and undoubtedly Rajinikanth is the biggest superstar! The wait was definitely worth it for his fans and as you can see, Rajini's fans are welcoming their Thalaiva in style!

11:02 AM IST: Even rain can't stop Rajini's fans!

Fans queue outside the theatres braving the rain. Rajinikanth is worshipped as a god by his fans and his fans have often braved rains and thunderstorms to watch his films. The wait for Kaala is finally over as the film hits the theatres today.