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Fans celebrate 'Thalaivar's '2.0' release

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A is nothing but a celebrations for his ardent fans, who once again expressed their love for the by gathering in huge numbers to watch his latest release "2.0" as early as 3.30 AM here.

Fans, who came from far off places like and Virar, performed a small aarti before entering the screen to watch their Thalaivar on screen.

of Maharashtra State Head Welfare Association, Athimoolam said the organisation planned to make the film's release a grand event, just like all movies.

At IMAX Wadala, fans took out a rath yatra where a cardboard of the megastar was carried in a small carriage.

People were seen entering the carriage and bowing down in front of their idol, a lot of them wearing T-shirts with Rajinikanth's picture imprinted on them.

Before the 6 AM show, fans performed 'abhishek' on a 69-feet-long cut-out of Rajinikanth, a ritual that has been a part of the celebrations for years.

At the cinema, hub for south Indian movie screenings, several pamphlets of Rajinikanth as robot Chitti hung from ropes outside the theatre as part of the decorations to celebrate the

Directed by Shankar, "2.0" also features and in key roles.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 14:55 IST