Petta Release: ‘Best of Thalaiva Yet’, Fans Tweet First Reactions

Rajinikanth’s Petta, directed by Karthik Subbaraj, is the first Rajini film – in 24 years – to release on Pongal.

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Rajinikanth’s Petta, directed by Karthik Subbaraj, with music by Anirudh Ravichander is the first Rajini film – in 24 years – to release on Pongal.
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Rajinikanth's Petta, directed by Karthik Subbaraj, with music by Anirudh Ravichander is the first Rajini film – in 24 years – to release on Pongal.

Touted to be ‘90's superstar flick’, the movie also stars Vijay Sethupathi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Trisha, Simran and Bobby Simha in pivotal roles.

Read Petta review here.

Snapshot
  • Petta is Rajinikanth’s first film with director Karthik Subbaraj
  • Vijay Sethupathi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Simran, Trisha and Bobby Simha form the ensemble cast
  • With music by Anirudh Ravichander, Petta is touted to be ‘90’s superstar flick’
  • Petta is the first Pongal release for Rajinikanth in 24 years
1:52 AM , 10 Jan

Rajinikanth Starrer Petta Releases Today

Rajinikanth's Petta, directed by Karthik Subbaraj, with music by Anirudh Ravichander is the first Rajini film – in 24 years – to release on Pongal.

Touted to be ‘90's superstar flick’, the movie also stars Vijay Sethupathi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Trisha, Simran and Bobby Simha in pivotal roles.

1:37 AM , 10 Jan

‘Petta’ Trailer Reaction: Rajinikanth Back to 90s Form

It’s going to be a Petta Pongal in Tamil Nadu come January 2019. Rajinikanth’s new flick, directed by Karthik Subbaraj and starring Vijay Sethupathi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Simran, Trisha and Bobby Simha promises to deliver.

The Punch and Style are Back!

It’s been a while since Rajinikanth played the ‘Superstar’ on screen. Right fromSivaji (2007) to Endhiran (2010), to Kabali (2015) to Kaala (2016) to 2.0 (2018), Rajinikanth has played multiple avatars, each distinct. But none of them have truly catered to the masses like his films from the 90s.

(Read the full story here)

1:52 AM , 10 Jan

Rajini Sir Constantly Improvises on Set: Petta’s Karthik Subbaraj

Director gets candid with The Quint on whether working with Rajinikanth is truly worth the hype, and on the curious choice of casting Nawazuddin Siddiqui as a Tamil movie villain.

(Read the full interview here)

5:15 AM , 10 Jan

Rajinikanth's 'Petta' Releases Today


Published: 10 Jan 2019, 4:46 AM IST
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