Announcing the full cast in a statement, the makers revealed that Nana Patekar, apart from a bevy of supporting actors, plays an important role. It was also confirmed that actress Huma Qureshi will play the leading lady. The film also stars Samuthirakani and Anjali Patil. The statement added that the film’s shooting will go on uninterruptedly for 40 days. The shooting of Rajinikanth’s next Tamil outing Kaala Karikaalan commenced on Sunday in Mumbai. In the film, the actor is rumored to be playing a gangster again after his blockbuster hit Kabali. The upcoming film will be a treat for Rajinikanth’s fans and followers, as the makers of Kaala Karikaalan on Sunday confirmed that Bollywood actor Nana Patekar has been roped in to play a pivotal role in the movie.
Two posters of the film were also officially released by Dhanush via Twitter. While one of the posters features a fierce and intense Rajinikanth in a close-up shot, the second features him sitting in a jeep, against the backdrop of Dharavi slum. Reportedly, the first schedule will take place in Chennai where the makers have built a huge replica of Dharavi slum of Mumbai on a budget of nearly Rs 5 crore. Produced by Dhanush, the movie has music by Santhosh Narayanan.