Rumours are doing rounds that Rajinikanth starrer Petta will be out for Pongal, 2019. Buzz is that Rajinikanth is playing the role of a college warden and actress Simran is paired opposite him in Petta.Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vijay Sethupathy, Trisha Krishnan, Bobby Simha are also in the cast.

Anirudh Ravichander is composing the music for the Rajinikanth starrer and National Award winning cinematographer Tirru is cranking the camera.

Produced by Sun Pictures and directed by Karthik Subbaraj, the first look released online recently features Rajnikanth entering a church, holding a candelabra.