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Old 17th July 2016, 23:24   #16
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For those who don't know, Malaysia has a very sizeable Tamil speaking population and also is a big market for Rajni movies.
Very true. And this movie is releasing in Malay language as well.

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I am still not sure this is genuine number (KA 8 AL 1). The car is spotted in Tamil Nadu (going by the green corporation buses) and is a KA registration. Not that it can't be done, but just thinking loud.
I did a search in KA RTO site and this number (KA 08 AL 0001) doesn't fetch any data. Most probably its a TN registered car and the owner has put the movie name.
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Also, how about the number plate on this Audi?

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I am still not sure this is genuine number (KA 8 AL 1). The car is spotted in Tamil Nadu (going by the green corporation buses) and is a KA registration. Not that it can't be done, but just thinking loud.
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I did a search in KA RTO site and this number (KA 08 AL 0001) doesn't fetch any data. Most probably its a TN registered car and the owner has put the movie name.
I think the number plate is either fake or Photoshopped. Reason is that Karnataka RTOs will not have a private car number starting with the letter A. Private cars typically start with M,N and P and then go to MA, MB etc..

This post by Hemanth has more details.

Even fancy numbers I suppose cannot override at the letter level.
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I think the number plate is either fake or Photoshopped. Reason is that Karnataka RTOs will not have a private car number starting with the letter A. Private cars typically start with M,N and P and then go to MA, MB etc..

This post by Hemanth has more details.

Even fancy numbers I suppose cannot override at the letter level.
In the first place, does it really look like a number?! For me it just looks like "KABALI"

Its just someones creative imagination to relate it to this number, i feel.

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I am still not sure this is genuine number (KA 8 AL 1). The car is spotted in Tamil Nadu (going by the green corporation buses) and is a KA registration. Not that it can't be done, but just thinking loud.
Also AL series is given only for taxis which means it should have a yellow board
One more thing is that the RTO vehicle search service gives a message that this number (KA 08 AL 0001) doesn't exist
So, I guess that he has removed the original number plate (it need not be KA 08 AL 0001) and just put a KABALI plate.

Edit: I had all the above written in the morning but hadn't posted. arun_josie and Rajeevraj posted it before me

Looking at all these, I wonder if people are competing for the "Mad guy of the year" trophy or something?

And companies are just cashing in on this madness.
Limited edition Kabali silver coin from Muthoot Mini Fincorp is another such marketing move.
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I am still not sure this is genuine number (KA 8 AL 1). The car is spotted in Tamil Nadu (going by the green corporation buses) and is a KA registration.
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I did a search in KA RTO site and this number (KA 08 AL 0001) doesn't fetch any data. Most probably its a TN registered car and the owner has put the movie name.
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I think the number plate is either fake or Photoshopped. Reason is that Karnataka RTOs will not have a private car number starting with the letter A.
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Also AL series is given only for taxis which means it should have a yellow board
One more thing is that the RTO vehicle search service gives a message that this number (KA 08 AL 0001) doesn't exist
So, I guess that he has removed the original number plate (it need not be KA 08 AL 0001) and just put a KABALI plate.
Guys, if this person has indeed faked the number plate, isn't he liable to be pulled over by the authorities?

From what I know, it's a serious offence and the accused might stand guilty of violating Sections 419 & 420 of the Indian Penal Code, and Section 192 (A) of the Motor Vehicles Act, which could amount to a hefty fine and/or imprisonment for (maximum) 7 years.

Thing is, will the police act?
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Guys, if this person has indeed faked the number plate, isn't he liable to be pulled over by the authorities?

From what I know, it's a serious offence and the accused might stand guilty of violating Sections 419 & 420 of the Indian Penal Code, and Section 192 (A) of the Motor Vehicles Act, which could amount to a hefty fine and/or imprisonment for (maximum) 7 years.

Thing is, will the police act?
He is liable to be punished.

But with this photo that is circulating the online world, Even if the police are willing to act, who will they catch? there is nowhere that he has displayed the actual number plate
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Guys, if this person has indeed faked the number plate, isn't he liable to be pulled over by the authorities?
Apparently the guy has paid a fine it seems. The owner is from Coimbatore and is a die hard fan.

Got the info from a source in coimbatore
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If you thought the Swift "Kabali" Edition was outrageous, wait till you see this Lamborghini Gallardo "Kabali" Edition in Kuala Lumpur....
Holy Smoke !!

How can anyone dream of desecrating a Lambo with such a garish sticker job ??

Being a fan is acceptable , but his way of showing it really takes the cake !!
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A few more notable ones: (link)

Even Bimmers are not spared!
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Volkswagen might actually take this seriously - the Vento "Kabali" edition!
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Humble Marutis? No more, as they are decked from head to toe!
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And Nissan GTR too. The owner has spent 80k for these stickering.
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More on the Air - Asia flight, which flew 165 fans to Chennai from Bengaluru in a plane painted with image of Rajini's character Kabali. Once the fans got to Chennai airport they were ferried in coaches to one of Chennai's best-known movie theatres: Sathyam Cinemas.

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These fans - who will be flown back on the same day - have shelled out Rs. 7,680 each for this experience. Tickets sold out in two hours, AirAsia said.
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While these Bengaluru fans paid in excess of Rs 7,000 to see the movie, other fans paid a similar amount for a 'Kabali poster makeover' so they could look like Rajini's character in the film. The p icture below? Take a closer look. It isn't Rajini.
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http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/c...w/53335882.cms

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Apparently the guy has paid a fine it seems. The owner is from Coimbatore and is a die hard fan.

Got the info from a source in coimbatore
Don't know about the fine, but I see this car everyday. It's a TN registered vehicle with KABALI and Rajnikanth as the number plate at the back.
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This is not idle worship - he has real powers !!

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If a Maruti dealer can launch a Swift 'Kabali edition' can Hyundai dealers be behind?

Popular Hyundai - Kochi launches the Hyundai Elite i20 'Kabali Edition'!
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say whatever, but the pure "Love & Respect" that this person receives across the society from autowallah's to cabbies to people who own Jag's and Mercs is unprecedented!
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