Superstar Rajinikanth’s `Petta` confirms Pongal 2019 release!

Lewis Collier
November 14, 2018

In the poster, Rajinikanth and Simran navigate their way through a sea of people holding potted plants and with huge smiles on their faces. Looks like the superstar fans are in for a treat with the Thalaivar's 165th film.

The first look of Petta released in September and it presented Rajinikanth is a menacing look as opposed to the above happy looking picture.

A regular Wednesday has now been made special for Tamil cine-goers by Sun Pictures. For the first time, actors Simran, Trisha, Vijay Sethupathi will be sharing screen space with arguably the biggest star of their generation, Rajinikanth.

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The film marks the southern debut of Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is rumoured to be playing Rajinikanth's friend. The latest is that the makers have confirmed that the film which has music by Anirudh Ravichander will hit the screens for Pongal in January 2019.

Petta's shooting has been done in different locations across north India, in places like Varanasi, Lucknow and Darjeeling.

In October, Rajinikanth tweeted that the shoot of "Petta" was wrapped up 15 days ahead of schedule and he thanked his director and producers for their support. Now, it's also clear that Petta will lock horns with Ajith's Viswasam at the box office during Pongal.

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