The one-minute-seven-second teaser gained over 40,000 views within 20 minutes of its release. Kabali stars Rajinikanth and Radhika Apte and said to be based on the real life story of an ageing don. The movie is expected to be released by June this year.

The teaser also received positive feedback from various celebrities. Directors S.S. Rajamouli, Balaji Mohan,Karthik Subbaraj,  actor Dhanush, Sivakarthikeyan and Dulquer Salmaan spoke about the Rajni teaser online.

It will be released in Tamil and Telugu. It has also been dubbed in Malay (the official language of Malaysia). This is the second Tamil film to be dubbed into Malay after Mutthu, released in 1995.