20 Classic References of Rajinikanth Used In Petta Movie That Strongly Defines Rajinism

Rajinikanth Movie References Used In Petta

Petta – The holistic celebration of Superstar Rajinikanth. Owing to a great festivity, the movie starts with the tagline “Inspired from, Performed by and Dedicated to Rajinikanth”

The classic title card of Rajini itself brought back the high spirit of the audience.

Oh wait, Have you noticed the phrase “Get Rajinified” in trailers and promos of Petta?

Well, you would have got what that meant if you have watched Petta. Rajinikanth himself stated that the Petta Movie director Karthik Subbaraj along with the entire crew were the great fans of him.

You could feel this when you witness the pure Rajinism in the movie.

So, How far have you been the Rajinikanth fan?

In every Rajinikanth movie, there would be a unique style and mannerism. Agree?

How would it be if you see a mashup of those style icons? The answer is PETTA PARAAK

Here are some of the classic and unique Rajinikanth references that were recreated in a mass appeal in the movie Petta.

Let’s get into the world of Kaali and Petta Velan.

Kaali

The Character name reference from Rajinikanth’s Mullum Malarum in 1978. No Rajini fan would ever forget the dialogue “Keta Payan Sir Indha Kaali”

Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth As Kaali

The Chandramukhi Introduction

When Rajinikanth as Kaali goes to attend the interview, It’s Saravanan as Senthil went on a bullock cart in the movie Chandramukhi released in 2005.

Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Chandramukhi

The Gate Opening Scene

Your mind gets easily convinced as the Vintage Rajinikanth is back when you see Kaali opens the hostel gate. It is an obvious recreation from his classic vintage movie Apoorva Raagangal in 1975 directed by K. Balachander.

Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Apoorva Raagangal

The Towel Style

Have you noticed when Kaali started to cook for boys? He knots up his towel in Annamalai’s style.

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Annamalai Towel Style

The Panakkaran Server

In the ‘Marana Mass’ song, with the backdrop of “Annanuku Jai”, Rajinikanth enters the scene as a serving warden.

Pause a minute and remember the movie Panakkaran in 1990. Rajinikanth as Muthu plays the role of a server at the beginning of the movie and brings the plate in a unique style with ‘Nooru Varusham’ song played at the background.

The server style in a song background.

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Panakkaran Serving Plates

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The Muthu’s Happy Walk With Towel

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Muthu

The Cycle

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Annamalai Cycle

The Paambu (Snake)

Rajinikanth says “Eh Paambu Paambu Paambu” two times in the movie. The famous reference of his comedy started from Thambikku Entha Ooru movie in 1984.

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Thambikku Entha Ooru

The Baba References

Karthik Subbaraj has already stated that his favorite Rajini movie is Baba. Yup! The movie Baba ignites typical Rajini’s style with AR Rahman’s score in the background. If you would have watched Baba movie, You will definitely get these below references.

The Market Fight

Karthik Subbaraj also replaces the hot iron-box with the larger hot spoon in the fight sequence.

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Baba Market Fight

Address enquiry

When Kaali asks “Komathi Estate Thirumbina Rendavathu Veeda Moonathu Veeda Kanna”, you would remember Baba’s enquiry about Ipporamaswamy’s house “Yenga Irukaru Raaja? Yendha Veedu Raaja, Sowcarpet ah, Saidapet ah?”

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Baba Address Enquiry

The Football

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Baba Football

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Mouth Organ

In Ullala Song.

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Padaiyappa

Baasha References in Petta

Ullae Po

The iconic Mass Rajini dialogue is used during hostel fight where the whole crowd erupted in applause.

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Baasha Ullae Po

Convincing For Marriage

Pettai Velan’s talk about Poongodi marriage reminded Baasha’s humble talk for his sister marriage.

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Baasha Marriage Convince

Maalik – Pettai Velan Friendship

The Manik and Baasha’s Friendship.

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Baasha Friendship

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The Baasha’s Dialogues

‘Mudichidren…Mudichidren’ and ‘Hey, Hey, Hey..’

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - Rajinikanth in Baasha

The Baasha walk

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From - The Baasha walk

The Cigarette Style

This is his unique style which will be present in most of the Rajini movies. In Petta, Rajinikanth utters a dialogue about smoking “Smoking is not good for health, I’m telling you from my own experience”

Petta Movie Inspired From - Petta Movie Inspired From The Cigarette Style

The Double hand Shootout from Kabali

Petta Movie Inspired From Kabali

Finally, The Thalaivar Laughter.

Hey..Hey..Hey! Got Rajinified?

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2 COMMENTS

  1. The half head intro of thalapathy…
    The Johny love scene …
    Saro thillumullu….
    There’s rajinism filled everywhere … !! 20 illa 200 of his movie scenes are there wow… Nevertheless rajinism oozing in this post. Well done thalaiva..

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