Rajinikanth returns to the silver screen with a powerful message. The first teaser for Lal Salaam, released on the auspicious occasion of Diwali, offered fans a sneak peek into the upcoming film. Directed by Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth, the film features Rajinikanth in an extended cameo role. The under-two-minute teaser effectively establishes the film’s world.
The visual narrative opens with a tense cricket match in a rural setting, where the palpable tension on the field is a precursor to what lies ahead. As the sequence unfolds, the idyllic scene is shattered by glimpses of escalating communal clashes, punctuated by riot-like scenes.
A sudden shift in the narrative occurs when Rajinikanth appears as Moideen Bhai, a formidable figure who takes on the goons in an action-packed sequence synchronized to AR Rahman’s captivating music. Towards the end of the video, Rajinikanth delivers a powerful message, condemning the mixing of religion and sports and its detrimental impact on the minds of innocent children.
Lal Salaam features an ensemble cast, including Vishnu Vishal, Vikranth, Senthil, Jeevitha, Thambi Ramaiah, Ananthika Sanilkumar, Vivek Prasanna, and Thangadurai. Produced and presented by Lyca Productions, the film is slated for a grand release during the 2024 Pongal festivities. Marking Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth’s directorial comeback eight years after Vai Raja Vai, Lal Salaam is poised to make a significant impact on the Tamil film industry.
Upon wrapping up the filming of Lal Salaam, Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth took to Instagram to express her gratitude and admiration for her father, calling directing him a “pure magic” experience. In a heartfelt post, she wrote, “Making a movie with you is a miracle and you are pure magic appa.. #lalsalaam moideen bhai #anditsawrap? for THE SUPERSTAR.” Rajinikanth’s most recent cinematic venture, Jailer, emerged as the biggest Tamil hit of the year, captivating audiences upon its release in August. How about checking the trailer as under: