Speaking about the film, Ruben, the movie’s editor, says, “Viswasam is not just a mass entertainer for the festive season but also a beautiful family film. It has all elements to entertain all sections of audience.”
Bankrolled by Sun Pictures and directed by Karthik Subbaraj, Petta is releasing 10 January. Sources say that Trisha appears in an extended cameo in flashback portions that occurs in Madurai. The buzz is that her costumes and jewellery in the film will depict Sridevi’s looks in the 1980s.
On 6 January, at 5 am, 19,000 Chennaiites, in green-tees, flooded the streets by the gates of YMCA at Nandanam for the 10-km run. Energy, laughter, songs filled the atmosphere. As the clock moved towards 6 am, the crowds swelled. Waves of laughter, shouts of encouragement, runners taking selfies multiplied.