“Our cinema is creating an impact across the world, and our stars too are acting there now—like Dhanush himself, for instance. A collaboration with a Hollywood star may happen faster than we expect.”
“It’s also fascinating to note that old people are integral parts of this new anthology. It’s a welcome development, is it not, that liberated from the rules surrounding feature films and star-centric cinema, these filmmakers are able to talk about an important section of society that’s damagingly stereotyped, even in the off-chance that they get depicted at all?”
“Narai koodi kizha paruvam eidhi, kodum kootruk kiraiyenappin maayum, pala vedikkai manidharai pole naan veezhven endre ninaithayo?”, which roughly translates to, “Like those aging, with greying hair, who suffer the fate of death, did you think I, like contemptible people, will fall?” Petta is Karthik Subbaraj reminding us that the Superstar hasn’t fallen.
Towards the end, the actual version of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata takes centrestage. It’s quite appropriate not just because one of the characters is a self-confessed Beethoven fan, but because the story in a sense is actually Moonlight Sonata.