Prithviraj had a live interaction with followers on his official Facebook handle to inform that he will be making a big announcement by mid day. While many speculated it to be an announcement regarding his next directorial, it turns out to be that the actor’s production house has bagged the distribution rights of ‘Petta’ in Kerala. Prithviraj Productions and Magic Frames have joined hands to distribute the movie in over 200 screens in the state.
Prithviraj’s Facebook post reads,
Prithviraj Productions is proud to associate with #ListinStephen and #MagicFrames to bring you #Petta with the one and only #Thalaivar in the lead and produced by #SunPictures. This very special film also starring #VijaySethupathi #Simran #Trisha #Sasikumar #NawazuddinSiddiqui #BobbySimha and directed by one of my favourites #KarthikSubbaraj will hit more than 200 screens across Kerala on 10th January 2019. Stay tuned for further updates. Vintage #ThalaiavarMass is back! #Petta #Jan10 #GetRajinified
Rajinikanth’s Petta is a hugely hyped film. Directed by Karthik Subbaraj, the movie is touted to be an action packed entertainer with a huge star cast. Vijay Sethupathi plays the antagonist and Bollywood star Nawazuddin Siddiqui, in his South Indian debut, also plays a negative role. Trisha and Simran is paired with Rajinikanth in the film. Others in the cast include Bobby Simha, Malavika Mohnanan, Megha Akash, Sasikumar, Mahendran and Manikandan Achari.
‘Petta’ is gearing up for a grand Pongal release on January 10. It is will be the first movie to be distributed by Prithviraj’s banner. Meanwhile, their maiden production venture, 9 aka Nine, is gearing up for release on February 7.