Chennai 28 Fame Actor “Aravind Akash” Joins Rajnikanth’s Kaala Cast:- Going by the latest reports, Tamil movie “Chennai 28” fame actor, Aravind Akash has been roped in to play a crucial role in Tamil superstar Rajinikanth’s upcoming flick “Kaala”.
If everything goes as planned, the upcoming budding hero will be essaying the role of a Marathi cop named Shivaji rao Gaekwad in the mob-drama. Meanwhile, speaking about being part of “Kaala”, Akash said there was no question of turning down the offer.
Akash quoted a leading news daily saying, “From the time of Goa, I have known the director Ranjith. He has been a friend and was an assistant director then. When he came to me for the role, it only showed that he had that kind of confidence in me. I immediately said yes. There are so many actors who are dying to work with Rajini sir and when I got the opportunity, how could I refuse?”
Interestingly, Shivaji Rao Gaekwad is Rajinikanth’s real name. As such, Aravind feels that his character is a rather special one.
“I play the role of a Marathi policeman in the movie. And the best part is that the name of my character in the movie is Shivaji Rao Gaekwad,” he added.
On a related note, ‘Kaala’ is being directed by Pa Ranjith and features Rajinikanth in the role of a don. Besides ‘Thalaivaa’, it features Huma Qureshi in the female lead. This marks the second collaboration between Ranjith and Rajini. They had earlier worked for the 2016 release “Kabali” which fared well at the ticket window and received positive reviews along the way.