The teaser has garnered 5 million views in less than 24 hours.

Kabali is smashing records becomes most viewed Indian film teaserFacebook
Flix Entertainment Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 10:28

Thereā€™s no stopping superstar Rajinikanth even at 65. While the man is known for setting the box-office on fire with his films, this time the teaser of his gangster-drama Kabali has become a rage on the internet, clocking over 17 million views in less than two weeks since its release.

The film has become the most viewed Indian film teaser, surpassing previous records held by other films such as Sultan and Dhoom 3. The teaser has garnered 5 million views in less than 24 hours. 

In the film directed by Pa. Ranjith, Thalaivar Rajinikanth plays an ageing gangster, and the story is said to be based on the life of a Chennai-based real don. Radhika Apte plays Rajinikanth's wife, while Taiwanese actor Winston Chao plays the main antagonist, besides actors such as Kishore, Dinesh, Kalaiarasan and Dhansikaa.

According to sources, the film is slated for theatrical release on July 1.

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