Kabali fights against the oppression faced by the Tamils working in Malaysia as labourers. However, he is jailed for twenty-five years and once released, he sets out to seek his revenge.
Kabali is a 2016 Indian Tamil-language gangster-drama film written and directed by Pa. Ranjith. The film stars Rajinikanth as the title character, whilst Taiwanese actor Winston Chao, Radhika Apte, Dhansika, Dinesh Ravi, Kalaiyarasan, and John Vijay star in other pivotal roles. Principal photography for the film began on 21 August 2015 in Chennai. While filming mostly occurred in Malaysia, smaller scenes were shot in Bangkok and Hong Kong. The film was released on 22 July 2016