KUALA LUMPUR – Rajini-mania hit the city as Indian superstar started filming for his upcoming movie at Menara UOA in Bangsar on Monday.
The 64-year-old is here to shoot for his 159th film Kabali.
Fans thronged the area from very early in the day to catch a glimpse of the man fondly known as “Superstar”.
Hundreds of people inside and outside the building were seen cheering the actor and chanted slogans like “Thalaiva valge” (Hail to the chief) and “Kabali”.
Rajnikanth, dressed in dark slacks and a shirt, said “hello” and waved to the crowd as he walked towards the filming spot at around 9.45am.
Monday’s shoot is expected to end at 2pm.
Security was tight in the area but fans still managed to shake hands with the man.
Rajnikanth will be in Malaysia till Nov 21. He arrived in the country on Oct 26.
Shooting for Kabali is expected to take place at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Batu Caves and Bandar Sunway. – The Star