Putting aside his health issues, south superstar Rajnikanth, who shot for Shahrukh Khan’s ambitious project ‘Ra.One’ here recently, will be seen in the role of ‘Chitti’, the robot.

Rajinikanth plays a cameo in the science-fiction film ’Ra.One’, for which, he flew to Mumbai to shoot a scene on Sunday. Accompanied by his daughter Soundarya, Rajini took one day break from his acting sabbatical, as he is recuperating.

“Rajini sir will be seen in Chitti’s avatar. He was here to shoot. It was heart-warming to see him. We were all overwhelmed,” Shahrukh told reporters in Mumbai on Monday.

About the scene, Shahrukh said, “When we devised it, he was unfortunately unwell, so we couldn’t do it that time. It is a funny scene where G.One tries to save Kareena and his son. He is fighting with the gundas and suddenly Chitti, the robot, comes. I ask Kareena who he is, but she does not respond. There is an interesting part here.”

“When I dance on ‘Chamak Challo’, I wear a scarf, the movement...walk and all G.One learns, adapts from Rajnikanth’s character Chitti. It is a tribute to Rajini sir,” he said.

Shahrukh thanked Rajinikanth’s daughter Soundarya for making the shoot possible. “I am marvelled at her love and professionalism. She and her team of technicians would be here for two days for editing the scene,” he said.

In Shankar’s science-fiction film ‘Endhiran’, Rajinikanth had played dual roles -- as a scientist and an android robot, with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

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