Superstar Rajinikanth is likely to wrap up the shooting of his most-awaited Kabali in January. There was a widespread speculation that Chinese star Jet Li will play an important role, however, the team has denied the news. Though they were keen to rope in an international star, the team has dropped the plans.

The film which revolves around an aged don Kabali, played by Superstar Rajinikanth is directed by Pa. Ranjith. This 159th film of Rajinikanth has Radhika Apte, Prakashraj, Dinesh, Dhansika, Kalaiyarasan and many others in the cast. With the music of Santhosh Narayanan, this gangster flick, produced by Kalaipuli. S. Thanu, is expected to hit the screens for Tamil New Year.