Madhur Bhandarkar on Kabali: 'Radhika Apte and Dhansika are stellar in the film'

Benita Chacko

Jul 22, 2016 16:13:59 IST

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar watched a first day show of Rajini- starrer Kabali at a Mumbai single-screen and came out appreciating the performances of the actresses Radhika Apte and Dhansika, apart from Thalaiva's punch lines.

Madhur Bhandarkar on Kabali: Radhika Apte and Dhansika are stellar in the film

Madhur Bhandarkar at Aurora Talkies. Image by Firstpost.

Bhandarkar was one among the hordes of people who had gathered at Aurora Talkies on Friday to watch the first day shows of the new release and watched the nine am show in the balcony.

Speaking to Firstpost after the film he said, "Radhika Apte and Dhansika have given stellar performances in the film."

"The film has an emotional connect with the audience. Rajinikanth's punch lines are great. The action in the film is extraordinary," he adds.

A fan of Rajinikanth, the Fashion director has previously watched his other films like Robot, Sivaji and Thalapathy at the theatre. The director was set to go out of town on Friday but he changed his plans to watch the morning show of the Rajinikanth film.

Sharing his experience, he said, "It was a euphoric moment. It was a great experience watching people worshiping their superstar. There was a South Indian band playing music in the morning. Everything was so huge and beyond imagination."

Though Bhandarkar doesn't understand Tamil, he still loved the film. "I don't understand the language, but one can understand the film through the emotions and the portrayal of the story."

So will we be seeing the Bollywood director join hands with the South superstar? Bhandarkar laughs off the question, saying, "Nothing as of now."

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Updated Date: Jul 22, 2016 16:13:59 IST

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