Shankar's ambitious sci-fi film 2.0, starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar in the lead roles, also surfaced on the internet within hours of its release. This will surely affect the Box office collection.
Rajinikanth's fans have often been known for going the extra mile and showering the actor's huge cutouts with milk and flowers on the dawn of his every release. In addition, the hype for the action entertainer has taken a new dimension owing to its massive star cast featuring names like "Makkal Selvan' Vijay Sethupathi, Sasikumar, Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Simran, Trisha, Mahendran, Bobby Simha, Megha Akash, Guru Somasundaram, Sananth, Malavika Mohanan among others". Directed by Karthik Subbaraj, Petta has Rajinikanth playing a stylish role and will remind you of his 90s era. According to an estimate, the movie must touch the 100 crore mark in its journey. Today was Tamil mass hero Ajith's 'Viswasam' release in Tamil Nadu and as usual, the fans went frenzy worshipping his huge cutouts.
Rajinikanth fans are an ecstatic lot after the release of the film's chartbuster songs, fun-filled teaser and the action-packed trailer few days back. Let's see how the movie will perform in the theatres, we hope the movie will generate a good business and set a historic benchmark for itself.
If trade reports are to be believed, Petta has managed to earn Rs 25 Cr approximately on its first day at the domestic box office.