Rajinikanth’s ‘Jailer’ song sparks viral dance challenge in Japan


Superstar Rajinikanth’s latest movie ‘Jailer’ has created a frenzy among his fans across the world. The movie, which released on August 15, 2023, has been receiving rave reviews from critics and audiences alike. One of the most popular songs from the movie is ‘Kaavaalaa’, which features Rajinikanth and Tamannaah in a peppy dance number. The song, composed by Anirudh Ravichander and sung by Shilpa Rao, has catchy beats and lyrics that have made it a viral hit.

Recently, a video of Japanese envoy to India Hiroshi Suzuki and a YouTuber named Mayo dancing to the tune of ‘Kaavaalaa’ has taken the internet by storm. The video, which was posted by Mayo on her YouTube channel, shows the duo expressing their fondness for Rajinikanth and his movies. Mayo, who can speak fluent Hindi, is known for making Hindi content on her YouTube channel. She has also visited Chennai several times to watch Rajinikanth’s movies on the big screen.

Rajinikanth’s ‘Jailer’ song sparks viral dance challenge in Japan
Rajinikanth’s ‘Jailer’ song sparks viral dance challenge in Japan

In the video, Suzuki and Mayo are seen wearing Rajinikanth’s trademark sunglasses and performing some of his signature moves. They also deliver some of his famous dialogues in Tamil and Hindi. Suzuki, who is an avid fan of Rajinikanth, shared the video on his X handle and said that “My love for Rajinikanth continues”. He also thanked Mayo for teaching him the dance steps and the lyrics of the song.

Rajinikanth’s popularity in Japan

Rajinikanth is not only a superstar in India but also enjoys a huge fan following in Japan. His movies have been dubbed and released in Japanese theatres since the 1990s. His movie ‘Muthu’, which released in Japan in 1998, was a blockbuster hit and earned him the nickname ‘The Dancing Maharaja’. Since then, Rajinikanth’s movies have been regularly screened in Japan and have attracted large crowds of Japanese fans.

Some of the reasons for Rajinikanth’s popularity in Japan are his unique style, charisma, action sequences, and positive messages. His movies also showcase Indian culture, values, and traditions, which resonate with the Japanese audience. Rajinikanth’s fans in Japan celebrate his birthday, movie releases, and other events with enthusiasm and devotion. They also travel to India to meet him and watch his movies in theatres.

‘Jailer’ fever across the world

‘Jailer’ is Rajinikanth’s 200th movie and marks his reunion with director A.R. Murugadoss after 10 years. The movie is a political thriller that revolves around Rajinikanth’s character, who is a jailer with a mysterious past. The movie also stars Tamannaah, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vijay Sethupathi, and Nivetha Thomas in pivotal roles. The movie has been praised for its gripping storyline, stellar performances, stunning visuals, and electrifying music.

The movie has also set several box office records across the world. It has grossed over Rs 500 crore worldwide in its first week of release. It has also become the highest-grossing Indian movie in Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, UAE, UK, USA, and Canada. The movie has also received positive reviews from international critics and media outlets.

‘Jailer’ is not only a movie but a phenomenon that has captivated millions of fans across the world. Rajinikanth’s ‘Jailer’ fever has proved once again that he is the undisputed king of Indian cinema.


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