Superstar's 'Annaatthe' has release date now! [Motion Poster]

Superstar Rajinikanth’s next biggie, which will be directed by Siva, titled 'Annaatthe' planned to be a sweet treat for Pongal 2021. Sun pictures who bankrolls the film announced it in social media platform today by releasing the motion poster.

'Annaatthe' means addressing a person in a superior respectful way and is considered to have its origins in the Madras dialect of the Tamil language, indicating that Rajinikanth probably might be playing some sort of don or an influential person in this film. Director Siva who used to make films only for Thala Ajith, joining hands with Rajini for the first time. The director has made four films one after the other with ultimate star namely Veeram, Vedalalam, Vivegam and Viswasam, all titles starts with letter 'V'. On those Veeram,Vedalam and Viswasam turned out to be box off hits but Vivegam couldn't impress as much as others.

Touted to be out-and-out commercial potboiler, after Petta and Darbar, Annaatthe will be superstar’s third consecutive movie to release for Pongal.

Nayanthara has been roped in for an important role, which marks her fourth movie with the star after Chandramukhi, Kuselan, and Darbar. Other casts include Kushboo, Meena, Keerthy Suresh, Prakash Raj, Soori, Sathish are also part of the project.

While Soori and Sathish will be working with Rajinikanth for the first time, Prakash Raj was last seen with the actor as IG Subramaniam in Padayappa (1999), Meena as Ranganayaki in Muthu (1995), and Khushbu as Rekha in Pandiyan (1992).

The film will have music composed by director's favourite D Imman, cinematography handled by Vetri Palanisamy, editing to be done by Ruben, and Milan handles the arts department. Dilip Subbarayan roped in for stunts, Brinda and Prem Rakshith for choreographing dance. Anu Vardhan, Dhatsha Pillai, Shravya Varma, Anu Parthasarathy, and Sangeetha are working on costumes. Lyricists Viveka and Mani Amudhavan are penning lyrics, Aadhi Narayana is co-writing the script and Siva, Chandran, Savithri Muthu, and Bhagyaraj are jointly writing dialogues for Annaatthe.

The puja of Annaatthe took place on December 11, 2019, and shooting commenced at the end of the month.


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