Rajnikanth told the media that he was leaving for the US as part of his forthcoming film with Shankar – Robot. He expressed satisfaction that Kathanayakudu and Kuselan was received well by the Tamil and Telugu audiences. Interestingly, the superstar enjoyed the Friendship Day at Tirupati, the previous day. As the film is about friendship, the unit of the film met at Whishper Valley in the city and shared their experiences with the film.
Producer Ashwini Dutt, Gowtham Raju, Kondavalasa Lakshman Rao, Ali, Rajitha, Mehta of Pyramid Saimira Productions was among those present on the occasion. Rajnikanth offered prayers at the famous hilltop temple of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala. A mammoth crowd thronged him at the temple entrance, but the police personnel controlled the situation.