31 Jan – Rajinikanth's camp has recently released a statement forbidding illegal use of his name and image.
The statement, released by his advocate S. Elambharati, noted that the actor has control over all commercial utilisation of his personality, name, voice, image, and etc.
"His charisma and nature as an actor and human being has earned him the title of 'Superstar' called by millions and millions of his fans across the world. The sheer proportion of his fan base and his respect across the film industry is unmatched and indisputable. Any damage to his reputation or personal life would entail a great loss to our client," it added.
The statement was made after several platforms and manufacturers misused his image to sell their products. The actor is known to have been very vocal in regards to people exploiting his image and mannerisms.
Rajinikanth is currently busy filming his latest movie, "Jailer", directed by Nelson Dilipkumar of "Doctor" fame.