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The first teaser of Vijay Sethupathi's upcoming movie "Rekka" was released on Thursday, Aug. 25. With this, the makers have formally started the film's promotion for its grand release on Oct. 7.

The teaser gives a glimpse at Vijay Sethupathi's character and throws light on the overall content of the film. The video is loaded with action sequences and has a few punch lines. 

The clip has been overwhelmingly welcomed by the cine goers, who have praised the teaser of "Rekka." In less than 24 hours, the video has garnered over 2.4 lakh hits. 

"Rekka" is an action movie, which has been written and directed by Ganesh and bankrolled by Rathina Siva of Arun Vijay's "Vaa Deal" fame. Lakshmi Menon plays the female lead in "Rekka," which also has Kishore, Kabir Duhan Singh, Harish Uthaman and others in the cast.

The film is set against the backdrop of Madurai and Kumbakonam. Vijay Sethupathi plays the role of an advocate in the film while Lakshmi Menon will be seen as a village belle. The story basically revolves around an abduction, which is carried out by Sethupathi. 

Meanwhile, the shooting of "Rekka" has been wrapped up after schedules in places like Chennai, Karaikudi and Bangkok. The film, which was launched in April this year, is now in the pre-production stages.

The makers have set their eyes on the Dasara holiday weekend for its release and the film is likely to clash with Sivakarthikeyan's "Remo" on Oct. 7.