Rajinkanth is back in Chennai and shooting has commenced for Kaala. The current schedule in 45 days long and may stretch to 60 days. Bollywood actor Nana Patekar who plays the antagonist will join shoot from August 4

Reports say that Rajinikanth is shooting for the film in two shifts. One from early morning to noon and the next from afternoon to night. After wrapping up this shoot, the team will leave for Mumbai again.

Shooting is underway in special sets resembling Dharavi in Chennai. Dhanush is bankrolling the project while Pa.Ranjith of Kabali fame is directing the flick. The film is expected to hit screens for Pongal next year.