At the audio launch of India's first motion capture film Kochadaiiyaan, Rajinikanth had requested his younger daughter and the director of Kochadaiiyaan to start up a family of her own before she could invest her time in making films. His wish has turned true as Soundarya R Ashwin is now pregnant with her first child.
Soundarya, who married Ashwin Ramkumar, an industrialist on
September 3rd 2010 at Rani Meyyammai Hall in Chennai has taken
Rajinikanth's words seriously and has curbed her dreams to fulfill
her father's wish. Rajinikanth had said, "after setting up your
family, you have all the time in the world to chase your dreams and
Soundarya has worked in many Tamil films like Padayappa,
Sandakozhi, Sivakasi and Sivaji as
a graphic designer. She became a noted film producer through the
2010 movie Goa
and then finally directed Kochadaiiyaan with her father in
Recently, she became the head of Eros Now in South India.
However, she was already connected with Eros International as the
director of creativity and strategy team.
After the release of Kochadaiiyaan, she had expressed
her desire to make more number of motion capture films with better
quality that would start a new trend in Indian film industry. "All
movies of various genres cannot be made into a live action cinema,
that's when motion capture movies comes into the picture," she had