Rajinikanth is currently donning the lead role in Petta produced by Sun Pictures. This film directed by Karthik Subburaj has also Simran, Trisha, Nawazuddin Siddique, Vijay Sethupathi, Manikandan Achari, Bobby Simha, Megha Akash, Sananth Reddy and Guru Somasundaram in the cast.
Anirudh is composing the music. This is Rajini’s 165th film. Rajini is donning the role of a hostel warden called Kaali. The story of the film happens in Ooty. The shooting of the film has taken place in Dehra Dun, Darjeeling and in Chennai. Now the shooting of the film is taking place in Lucknow. Rajinikanth and Vijay Sethupathi are participating in the shooting.
There was an overwhelming response for the first look poster and motion poster released recently. This has also enhanced the expectation level of the film.Currently the shooting of the film is taking place intensely in Lucknow. Bobby Simha who is donning an important role in this film while interacting with the media said that the film will be released for Pongal.