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AirAsia India Airbus A320 VT-APJ in Rajinikanth Kabali livery. Airline photo.
AirAsia India Airbus A320 VT-APJ in Rajinikanth Kabali livery. Airline photo.

Video: Painting the #Kabali livery on AirAsia India A320

AirAsia India is the official airline partner for Kabali, the latest movie of Tamil super-star Rajinikanth which releases tomorrow. Probably the biggest star of Indian cinema, he is also called Thalaivar, which means ‘The Boss’, in Tamil.

The airline has re-painted one of its A320 aircraft VT-APJ (after the late President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam), in a Kabali tribute livery.

AirAsia India Airbus A320 VT-APJ in Rajinikanth Kabali livery. Airline photo.
AirAsia India Airbus A320 VT-APJ in Rajinikanth Kabali livery. Airline photo.

The nose features the word Magizhchi (pronounced ma-gil-chi, which means happiness in Tamil.

AirAsia India Airbus A320 VT-APJ in Rajinikanth Kabali livery. Airline photo.
AirAsia India Airbus A320 VT-APJ in Rajinikanth Kabali livery. Magizhchi means happiness. Airline photo.

A short time-lapse video of the re-painting which was done at GMR Aero at Hyderabad airport.

So keep a lookout for the #AirAsiaKabali plane in the skies.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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