On the opening day of much awaited Tamil film Kabali – Rajinikanth will be seen on the screen of a Mumbai silver screen lobby for all intents and purposes round-the-clock with six shows planned on the release day on Friday. The 74-year old, 700-seater Aurora Theater in King’s Circle, a bastion of Tamils settled in Mumbai, will begin indicates right from 3 am and proceed with shows at 6 am, 10 am, 3 pm and 6 pm with the last appear at 9 pm. “All the seats for all the shows are fully booked,” said theater owner Nambi Rajan, who is generally perfect shaven however has grown a thick dim white whiskers in coupled with Rajinikanth’s get-up in Kabali.
The film’s generation group has as of now launched its on-ground promotions for Kabali from Tuesday in an open-top bus from Aurora Theater attracting in a large number of Rajinikanth fans. In another first for Mumbai filmgoers, two gigantic cut-outs of Rajinikanth and a massive poster will be put up at the theatre entrance. Rajan said that the entire theatre has been decked up to celebrate Kabali, including a fresh coat of paint inside and outside, a new screen, glittering clean ambience and shining lights.
After the inaugural day, the theater will return to its ordinary four-demonstrates every day regimen, for which it has reported overwhelming development bookings. The opening day itself will be a ‘Thalaiva celebration’ with a tremendous parade of Rajinikanth fans after prayer at the well known Ram Mandir, a customary band of gigantic drums, moving and festivities marking Kabali. A theater manager said that surely understood ophthalmologist S Natarajan of Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital -himself an extremist Rajini fan – will lead a free eye camp for all. Rajinikanth fan clubs from all over Mumbai will organize blood donation drives at the cinema hall and the patrons will also contribute to various charities on the opening day.
Aurora Theater, which was introduced in 1942, was one of the few good silver screen lobbies displaying Hollywood movies till the 1980s. Rajan assumed control over the theater from its Parsi-German couple proprietors – Bejan Bharucha and Gertrude of the All India Pictures Pvt Ltd film chain – in the 1980s. It was a dominatingly Tamil pocket of focal Mumbai and Rajan began to have no less than one Tamil film demonstrate every day and the theater turned into a moment hit with the neighborhood Tamil people group. Prior, Aurora Theater has shown movies like Rajinikanth’s Annamalai, Sivaji and Kamal Haasan’s Thevar Magan. Presently, after Kabali, Rajan and his Aurora Theater are keeping their fingers crossed for the following Rajinikanth release, 2.0 in 2017.