Petta, the Rajinikanth starrer is buckling up for a phenomenal rule in the theatres across the globe and the movie is making a massive entry to the theatres today (January 10, 2018). Celebrations are already on and the Pongal season is sure to be a fabulous one for the Tamil movie lovers. Petta also marks the first collaboration of Rajinikanth with Karthik Subbaraj and we definitely can expect a very well-crafted entertainer from Superstar. Petta is having early morning shows in many centres and fans are all set to give the movie a big receptions. Has the film lived up to the big expectations and hype surrounding it? Stay tuned to this space to get the answer.
- The big day has arrived and the audiences can't contain the excitement surrounding the big release of Petta. It is a full house even for the early morning show and Rajinikanth fans are out in the theatre to enjoy Petta.
- An excellent first half. The initial half of Petta is indeed a thoroughly enjoyable ride and our superstar rules the big screen like the way only he can. There are umpteen number of goose bump moments and Karthik Subbaraj has showcased the big star in a way that we all have been eager to see him. The action sequences and the build up are simply amazing. The one-liners and the punch dialogues are top-notch. With comedy, mass moments, action elements in the right proportions, the initial half has everything in it to keep the audiences hooked. The songs are too good and they have been placed really well. Special mention to Anirudh's BGM as well. The first half ends on a promising note. We expect a terrific second half as well.
- It needs to be said that the second half of Petta isn't as stupendous as the second half. The film does drag a lot in the latter half. The pace of the film does take a dip in here. However, it still is a pretty good one with Rajinikanth shouldering the film. More importantly, the last 15 minutes is simply top-notch. Petta is definitely a very good watch and a big treat for Rajinikanth fans.
At the same time, also take a look at some of the intersting facts associated with Petta.
Rajinikanth's Second Movie With SUN Pictures
It is for the second time that Rajinikanth is starring in a film produced by SUN Pictures. Earlier, Rajinikanth and SUN Pictures had collaborated for the movie Enthiran released in the year 2010. The movie turned out to be an industry hit.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Tamil Debut
Petta features a huge star cast and popular Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui also essays a crucial role in the movie. The movie marks the big debut of the talented actor in Kollywood.
For The First Time In Many Years
Petta has also paved way for another interesting aspect. It is after a gap of many years that two Rajinikanth movies are releasing within a span of 45 days. Superstar's previous film 2.0 had hit the theatres on November 29, 2018.
Rajinikanth's Pongal Release
It is also after a long gap that a Rajinikanth movie is coming out in the theatres during the Pongal season. Rajinikanth's previous Pongal release was Baasha, the blockbuster movie which had released in the year 1996.
Simran & Trisha
Trisha and Simran will be seen essaying the role of the leading ladies in Petta. Interestingly, it is for the first time that both these popular actresses are working in a Rajinikanth starrer.
Anirudh Ravichander For A Rajinikanth Movie
Anirudh Ravichander is one among the top composers of the South Indian film industry. Meanwhile, it is for the first time that the young musician is composing for a Rajinikanth starrer.
Petta was shot in various locations in different schedules. The major portions of the film were shot in Darjeiling and the first schedule commenced in the month of June 2018. The film was also shot in Lucknow.
The Teaser & Trailer
The makers of the film had come up with a special teaser of Petta on Rajinikanth's birthday. Later, they came up with a trailer of the movie and both received extremely good responses from the audiences.
Box Office Clash
Petta is not making a solo release and it has been pitted opposite the Ajith starrer Viswasam. Interestingly, both the films are coming out on the very same day.