REVEALED: The Motion Poster Of Rajinikanth's Next 'Petta'

Written By Lisha Dsouza | Mumbai | Published:


  • The makers of Rajinikanth's next have released the motion poster revealing that the film's title ‘Petta’.
  • The film also marks Nawazuddin Siddiqui's debut in Tamil cinema.

Superstar Rajinikanth is a class act and his films hit screens amidst much fanfare. His movies are surrounded with immense audience anticipation and his next with filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj is no different. Much to the delight of fans, as promised, the makers have now released its motion poster revealing that the film's title ‘Petta’. The first look of the film is extravagant, colourful, action-packed, and everything that one expects from a Rajinikanth starrer.

Take a look at the motion poster here:

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‘Petta’ which was earlier tentatively titled ‘Thalaivar 165’, also stars Vijay Sethupathi, Trisha, Bobby Simha, Simran, Sanath Reddy, Munishkanth, Megha Akash, and Deepak Ramesh. In addition to this, the Karthik Subbaraj directorial marks Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s debut in Tamil cinema.

The actor had earlier taken to social media to share a picture of himself rehearsing lines from the sets of the movie and captioned it, "Rehearsing my lines for my first Tamil movie #Thalaivar165. Delighted to be working with the Superstar #Thalaivar". Director Karthik Subbaraj too couldn’t contain his excitement of working with Nawazuddin Siddique for the first time and tweeted, “Welcome to Tamil cinema sir... We too are delighted to work with you.. #Thalaivar165.”

Take a look at his post here:


Rehearsing my lines for my first Tamil movie #Thalaivar165. Delighted to be working with the Superstar #thalaivar

A post shared by Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@nawazuddin._siddiqui) on

Read | Nawazuddin Siddiqui To Make Tamil Debut With Rajinikanth In 'Thalaivar 165'

Director Karthik Subbaraj confirmed the news of Nawazuddin Siddiqui being a part of the Rajnikanth starrer as he took to Twitter to reply to Siddiqui's post and wrote, "தமிழ் சினிமா தங்களை அன்புடன் வரவேற்கிறது . Welcome to Tamil cinema sir... We too are delighted to work with you.. #Thalaivar165"

Check out his tweet here:

As per reports, the filmmaker is extremely honoured to work with superstar Rajinikanth and direct him in ‘Petta’. Subbaraju reportedly said that it was the best moment of his life. The director admitted that his fascination and passion towards cinema grew because of Rajinikanth and directing him in a film is nothing less than a dream come true, as reported. Reports suggest that the director went on to say that he is really excited to work with the superstar.

Meanwhile, Rajinikanth will also be seen in ‘2.0’ alongside Akshay Kumar. The release date of the much-awaited film was finally announced recently. Akshay took to Twitter to share a poster revealing that the teaser of the film will release on September 13, 2018. The actor posted, “Prepare for #2Point0! Teaser out on September 13, 2018.” The film is a sequel to director's Shankar's blockbuster sci-fi movie ‘Robot’. ’2.0’ is presented by Karan Johar who also tweeted about the film’s release date and said, “I am exceptionally proud and honoured to present the MEGA and MAMMOTH cinema experience - @shankarshanmugh's EXCEPTIONAL vision is soon coming your way. Watch this space for more! #2Point0 

Check out his post here:




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