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
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
The audio of Kochadaiiyaan will be released in a grand
manner by the end of this month. The exact date is not announced
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
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.