Superstar Rajinikanth was last seen in AR Murugadoss's Darbar, which was released in theatres in 2020. It has been over a year since we saw Superstar in the celluloid. The actor has been shooting for Annaatthe, directed by Siruthai Siva. Produced by Sun Pictures, Annaatthe is tipped to be a rural drama with a huge star cast. On the occasion of Vinayaka Chathurthi, the makers of Annaatthe had a pleasant surprise for Rajinikanth's fans. The first look poster and the motion poster were released much to the delight of fans. The first look poster features Rajinikanth in a traditional avatar.
Clad in a silk shirt and dhoti, Rajinikanth is back as the mass hero. The motion poster of Annaatthe was released at 6 pm. Annaatthe shoot is on the brink of completion with just a few patchwork scenes left to be shot. The post-production work is currently underway. According to reports, Rajinikanth will play the role of the village headman. Keerthy Suresh is rumored to play the role of Rajinikanth's sister in the film. As reported earlier, Annaatthe will release in theatres on the occasion of Diwali, which falls on November 4. The teaser and trailer of Annaatthe will be released in the coming months.