The film is directed by Karthik Subbaraj and has several other big stars in the cast.

New Petta poster with Rajini and Simran confirms Pongal clash with Ajiths Viswasam
Flix Kollywood Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:44

Rajinikanth’s Petta posters have created quite a buzz around the movie so far. The third and the most recent poster that was released on Wednesday has confirmed that it's Pongal release. The poster shows Rajini sharing a moment with Simran, the two laughing with a spring in their step while carrying flowers in decorative pots. The two are seen dressed in sweaters and scarves and walking the other way from a crowded street.

Both Rajinikanth and Simran look so much younger in this poster.

While the first look motion poster showed Rajinikanth walking into a church with a candelabra in hand while glass shards flew all around him, the second one showed the actor dressed in a veshti and sporting a completely different look. In the poster’s background was the fiery orange and red of the rising sun lighting up the temple gopurams seen in the distance, hinting at a possible flashback to a country setting.

Petta was wrapped up last month, 15 days ahead of its schedule. A few weeks ago, actor Muniskanth Ramadass, who plays an important role, revealed in an interview that the film will hit the screens for Pongal. Fans were excited on hearing the news and there was speculation that there would be a direct clash with Ajith’s Viswasam at the box-office.

Petta, which marks Karthik Subbaraj’s first-time collaboration with Rajinikanth, also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vijay Sethupathi, Simran, Trisha, Sasi Kumar, Megha Akash and Bobby Simhaa in key roles among others. The film is a first time collaboration for most actors.

Petta’s shooting has been done in different locations across north India, in places like Varanasi, Lucknow and Darjeeling. Anirudh Ravichander has been roped in for composing the tunes for this gangster action film with Tirru cranking the camera and Vivek Harshan in charge of the editing.

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