Legendary Tamil movie star, Rajinikanth, arrived in Malaysia on Monday evening.

It has resulted a frenzy on social media, with various hashtags being used on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, such as #rajinikanthinmalaysia and #kabaliinmalaysia.

Many also shared snapshots and photos of the star during his arrival in KLIA through social media and WhatsApp.

Rajinikanth is here to shoot his upcoming movie, Kabali. The shoot is expected to take place for a month.

Superstar Rajinikanth in malaysia ...

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Superstar Rajinikanth...Thalaivaaaa...!!!

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Welcome to malaysia #rajinikanth #bintangindia

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Good Shot @sonicimage.my !! #rajinikanth in#KualaLumpur

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Rajinikanth has a huge following in Malaysia.

Kabali, directed by Pa.Ranjith, is Rajinikanth's 159th movie and is also scheduled to be shot in Bangkok and Hong Kong.