12/12/2018 6:18 PM IST | Updated 12/12/2018 6:21 PM IST

'Petta' Film Teaser Is the Perfect Gift For Rajinikanth's Fans On His Birthday

Rajinikanth's next film 'Petta' will hit theatres on 11 January during the Pongal weekend.

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Rajinikanth in the poster for the film Petta.

Rajinikanth fans are in for the perfect treat on the superstar's birthday as Sun Pictures released the teaser for the his next film Petta.

Directed by Karthik Subbara, Petta will hit theatres on 11 January during the Pongal weekend. The teaser shows few short scenes from the film playing out to music by composer Anirudh Ravinchander.

Watch the Petta teaser:

According toIANS, Petta is the first collaboration between Rajinikanth and director Karthik Subbaraj. At the audio launch of Petta, Rajinikanth said, "Karthik has a very different style of storytelling. He directed this film like a true Rajinikanth fan. Petta is an entertaining throwback to the kind of films I did in 1990s. Karthik has extracted from me the kind of work I used to perform three to four decades ago" .

The superstar is coming from fresh of the success of his latest release 2.0, which has earned over Rs 500 crore in gross earnings worldwide, according to IANS. The film, a sequel to Enthiran, was directed by S Shankar and featured Akshay Kumar in the role of the villain.