Rajinikanth's Kochadaiiyaan is one of the most-delayed projects in the recent years. The movie, very often, hit the headlines over the release date, but nothing turned true. Finally, the news is out from the horse's mouth. The superstar's flick will release on April 11 in six languages.
Kochadaiiyaan will release in 6,000 screens worldwide. The film will be simultaneously released in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali and Bhojpuri. The Tamil flick will also be released in English.
Mr Sunil Lulla, Managing Director, Eros International Media Ltd said, "Eros is proud to present this magnum opus with Rajinikanth, which will take the Indian film industry to the next level. We are confident that this will be a landmark film in world cinema as a result of the ground breaking technology used. The film will be released in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Bengali and Punjabi in India and overseas in more than 6,000 screens. We will be releasing an English version internationally as well".
"For the first time, a full length feature has been made using Peformance Capture technology in India and I truly hope this creates a whole alternate film avenue apart from live action films in our country," director Soundarya Ashwin said in a press release. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
Photorealistic Motion Capture Technology
Photorealistic Motion Capture Technology has been used to shoot the major part of Kochadaiiyaan. This becomes the first Indian movie to be extensively shot in this technology.
Rajini In Dual Roles
Rajinikanth will be seen in dual roles after a long time. The basic plot of the film is about good versus evil. It is a historical-fiction made on Tamil Pandya king Kochadaiiyaan Ranadheeran.
The audio of Kochadaiiyaan will be released in a grand manner by the end of this month. The exact date is not announced yet.
The major part of the film has been shot in world famous Pinewood Studios in the UK. The VFX in the film is said to be in global standards.
Kochadaiiyaan features Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone, Shobana, Nassar, Sarath Kumar, Jackie Shroff, Aadhi and others. It has AR Rahman's music and Rajiv Menon's cinematography. Anthony is the editor of the film.