Gone are the days for the numerous jokes and memes about the leave letters and sick leaves asking for a holiday on to the release date of Super Star Rajinikanth's Kabali. The joke has now become real as several companies are declaring holiday on Friday the 22nd.The Kabali mania has particularly engulfed the IT city Bengaluru, where most companihave thrilled their staff by giving them a long weekend holiday including Friday, just to catch up with the man, Rajinikanth.
Even though the tickets were priced at skyrocketing rates ranging from 300 to 1000 in the multiplexes and single screens, die-hard Rajini fans are not even thinking twice to grab the tickets to see the man at his fiery best this weekend.
The craze is such that a company's official notice says, "the holiday is declared to avoid sick leaves, mobile switch-offs and mass bunks". Since companies are even going out of way to woo their staff and are also arranging tickets for them at multiplexes through corporate bookings.What's even more amusing is that an online petition has been requesting the Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa to declare a holiday on Friday the 22nd on account of Rajini's Kabali release.