The much-awaited audio launch of Superstar Rajinikanthâ€™s Petta will take place on December 9.
Directed by Karthik Subbaraj, the film has music composed by Anirudh Ravichander. The film is currently in the post-production stage. According to the latest update, the film's first single track will be released on December 3 and the second single on December 7.
Confirming the dates on Twitter, director Karthik Subbaraj wrote, "Yes....1st single on Dec 3rd , 2nd single on Dec 7th.. & #PettaAudiofromDec9th Full Thalaivarism filled #PettaAlbumParaak An @anirudhofficial musical...."(sic)
â€” karthik subbaraj (@karthiksubbaraj) November 23, 2018
The makers recently released a poster featuring Rajinikanth and Simran to confirm the release date as Pongal 2019. The announcement came amidst speculations that the movie might be pushed to February since Dhanushâ€™s Maari 2 Ajithâ€™s Viswasam were touted to clash at the box office. However, the film's director Karthik Subbaraj has confirmed that the movie will release as planned for Pongal 2019.
In September, the filmâ€™s motion poster was released. The entire motion poster â€“ featuring Rajinikanth turning and walking in slow motion â€“ unfolds inside a church. The project marks the Tamil debut of Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is believed to be playing Rajinikanthâ€™s friend in the film. Upon joining the filmâ€™s sets, he had written on his Twitter page that he has started prepping his lines as heâ€™s started shooting. Vijay Sethupathi has been signed on to play the antagonist and he recently revealed that heâ€™s looking forward to playing the antagonist opposite Rajinikanth.
The film, which has been predominantly shot in north India. Bankrolled by Kalanidhi Maran under his banner Sun Pictures, the film, which marks Subbarajâ€™s first-time collaboration with Rajinikanth, also stars Trisha, Simran, Sasikumar, veteran filmmaker Mahendran, Megha and Bobby Simhaa in key roles. Trisha will be sharing screen space with Rajinikanth for the first time and on being signed for the project, she had said that her career has come full circle. On teaming up with Rajinikanth, Subbaraj had said he sees it as a fascinating opportunity to make his dream come true.