Rajinikanth’s latest cinematic endeavor, “Lal Salaam,” directed by his daughter Aishwarya Rajinikanth, has kicked off its box office journey on a high note. The film, which intertwines themes of cricket and religion against the backdrop of a village’s political landscape, made a commendable start, grossing a remarkable ₹3.55 crore on its opening day across all languages, as reported by Sacnilk.
“Lal Salaam” showcases the legendary Rajinikanth in the role of Moideen Bhai, alongside stellar performances by Vishnu Vishal as Thirunavukarasu and Vikranth as Shamsuddin. The film also features Jeevitha Rajasekhar, Dhanya Balakrishna, and Nirosha Radha in pivotal roles, contributing to its multifaceted narrative.
On the eve of the film’s release, Rajinikanth took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to extend his heartfelt wishes to his daughter and director, Aishwarya Rajinikanth. Sharing a poignant moment captured in a photograph where Rajinikanth sits in a wheelchair while Aishwarya stands behind him, the Tamil cinema icon expressed his affection and hopes for the success of “Lal Salaam.”
In a recent interview with NDTV, Aishwarya Rajinikanth shared her exhilarating experience of working alongside her father in “Lal Salaam,” describing it as a surreal and emotionally gratifying journey. She emphasized the significance of her father’s role as Moideen Bai in the film, which delves into poignant themes of politics, sports, and human relationships, offering audiences a compelling and emotionally resonant cinematic experience.
Aishwarya Rajinikanth’s directorial prowess coupled with the magnetic presence of Rajinikanth himself has set the stage for “Lal Salaam” to captivate audiences and leave a lasting impression. With its powerful storytelling and stellar performances, the film promises to be a poignant narrative reflecting the ethos of contemporary society.
As “Lal Salaam” continues its cinematic journey, fans and cinephiles eagerly anticipate the impact and legacy it will carve in the annals of Indian cinema, reaffirming Rajinikanth’s enduring influence and Aishwarya Rajinikanth’s emerging talent as a filmmaker.
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