Rajinikanth is back with his latest flick, Petta. / Image: Instagram
After the super-success of 2.0, Rajinikanth is back with his latest flick, Petta. The film hit the screens today, and Rajini fans are just going gaga over it. Directed by Kartik Subbaraj, the movie also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vijay Sethupathi, Trisha Krishnan and Simran Bagga. With such as stellar cast, we are pretty sure that the film is going to be a blockbuster. Subbaraj tweeted that the response to his first film with Rajinikanth was “overwhelming and awesome.” He also requested people to not share film clips or reveal the story. The social media is already flooded with reviews and fans are drooling over 'Rajinism'.
Let us take a look at what the audiences have got to say about Petta.
I have tears enjoying and I'm not even lying. Na sonna evanum namba poradhu illa, but #Petta is absolutely better than Baasha or Sivaji. Watch and you'll know what I mean. Phenomenal film. Interval now. I'm speechless.— Marshall (@LDR_Violence) January 10, 2019
#Petta 1st half loaded with Rajnism both class and mass !— Deepak Srinivasan (@thisis_ads) January 10, 2019
Petta is Rajinikanth’s first Pongal release in 24 years. The film promises a throwback to the vintage Rajinikanth and seems to have ‘mass’ moments to suit the taste of his fans. On his views about the movie, Petta, Rajinikanth had expressed hope that the film would meet the expectations of the fans. 2018 has been lucky for Rajinikanth and his fans. His first release of the year Kaala fared well at the box-office, whereas 2.0 eared big bucks for the filmmakers at the box office. In Kaala, Rajinikanth played the role of a local goon operating out of Mumbai’s Dharavi slum area.
In 2.0, Rajinikanth reprised the roles of Dr Vaseegaran and robot Chitti, who team up to protect the human race from the wrath of Dr Pakshirajan, an ornithologist who was against the unregulated usage of cell phones as he believed it harmed the birds. Petta, on the other hand, appears to be very different from both, Kaala and 2.0, as it has more of drama and romance.