Dei! Rajinikanth Did Not Steal the ‘Madaari’ Poster For ‘Kabali’

Did Rajinikanth really copy the poster of Irrfan Khan’s ‘Madaari’?

Updated28 Jun 2016, 11:32 AM IST
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There are reports floating around that Tamil superstar Rajinikanth’s team has ‘stolen’ the concept of Irrfan Khan-starrer Madaari’s poster for Rajini’s forthcoming film Kabali. The news went viral after this poster of Kabali surfaced on the internet... which looks like an exact copy of Madaari’s publicity design.

<i>Madaari</i> vs <i>Kabali</i>
Madaari vs Kabali

Moreover, when questioned about this inspired art work, Irrfan Khan is reported to have said:

Even I didn’t know that. We are small filmmakers, I saw that Rajinikanthji’s film stole the poster of our film. You see his film’s poster and see our film’s poster. No big deal about it. Watch his film and watch our film, too.
Irrfan Khan (IANS)

Well, there is indeed no big deal about it, because the Kabali poster is not an official one but a fan made one. The official posters of Kabali shared by Rajinikanth and the director Pa Ranjit are the following:

So the next time you accuse Rajinikanth of copying anything from any other soul on planet earth... just mind it!

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Published: 28 Jun 2016, 10:58 AM IST
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