All is not well for Rajinikanth's Kochadaiiyaan. The movie release, which is now been scheduled for May 23, seems like will be delayed further. Yes, the movie, once again, is likely to be postponed as there are some serious issues to be sorted out.
Kochadaiiyaan was orignially planned for release on April 11 for the Tamil New Year. But it got postponed and the makers of the flick decided to release on May 1. Well, it was pushed to May 9 and when the people thought that finally it was hitting the screens, the movie bosses shocked Rajinikanth fans by postponing the flick.
They gave technical reasons for postponing the release of Kochadaiiyaan. And announced that the Tamil movie will release on May 23. now, once again, there is a buzz on the postpone.
If the rumours are to be believed, there is a serious issue between Kochadaiiyaan makers and its distributors. Many of them have lost interest in the film and not ready to back the Tamil flick. The price negotiation is going nowhere. This in turn has put the producer in huge trouble because he has to make financial settlements with financiers. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
A Rare Situation
It is one of the the rare situations where a Rajinikanth movie is facing financial issues before its release. His movies are known as money spinners.
Many say that the issue is unlikely to sort out and Kochadaiiyaan release may be delayed again. There is no guarantee that the Tamil flick will release on May 23, say industry observers.
Delay Not Helping The Cause
Meanwhile, the makers of Kochadaiiyaan are trying hard to release the film on the promised date. They clearly understand that the delay is not helping the cause.
Kochadaiiyaan is a motion-capture animated movie and first of its kind in Indian cinema. It is made with the budget of Rs 125 crores, the highest-ever budget flick in South India.
Kochadaiiyaan stars Rajinikanth and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles. It is directed by Soundarya Ashwin. It has AR Rahman's music and Rajeev Menon's cinematography.