Rajinikanth signed a project titled as 'Petta' under the direction of Karthik Subbaraj of 'Pizza' fame. Few leaked pictures shot at an outdoor location gave an impression that Thalaivar might to donning a stylish avatar yet again. Contrary to the assumption of the movie lovers, Makers of 'Petta' unveiled the First Look Poster in which Rajinikanth appeared in a traditional yet massy avatar.
This makeover made the fans recall the good old days when Superstar enthralled them with dhoti-clad avatars in films such as Narasimha and Arunachalam. Shooting of 'Petta' has been progressing at a brisk pace in Varanasi. This could be the last flick of Rajinikanth before his political debut. 'Petta' arrives for Pongal 2019!