The Kochadaiiyaan audio release function seems to have got bigger with Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan agreeing to grace the music release event. He will be in Chennai for a few hours this Sunday (March 9).
The news has been confirmed by none other than Soundarya Ashwin. The director has said that when she invited Shahrukh Khan, he readily agreed to be part of the audio release function. Indeed, the Bollywood superstar went on to say that it is like his film function and he will definetly make it to the function.
"I called him (Shahrukh Khan) to come for the function, and he instantly agreed. He told me, 'it's like my film' and that he'll surely be there," Soundarya Ashwin told the Times of India.
On Twitter, she wrote, "I thank you with all my heart for agreeing to be here with us on our special day :)..lots of love! Shah rukh ji is our chief guest!"
It goes without saying that Shahrukh Khan is a fan of Rajinikanth. Their friendship has grown by leap and bounds over the years. The Bollywood actor had earlier roped in the Tamil superstar to act in a cameo in his prestigious film Ra.One. The King Khan had also paid his tribute to the Endhiran actor in his next film Chennai Express through the song 'Lungi dance'. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
Shahrukh Getting Closer...
The latest development will possibly bring Shahrukh Khan closer to Tamil audience. Last year, he was honoured with Sivaji Ganesan Award at an event organised by Vijay TV in Chennai.
Will Big B Attend Kochadaiiyaan Function?
There are also reports that Amitabh Bachchan is likely to attend the Kochadaiiyaan audio release function. But nothing has been confirmed yet.
Meanwhile, the preparations for the audio release function are in full swing. The music will be officially launched at Sathyam Cinemas, Chennai. The Telugu version of the music will be released simultenously.
Deepika Padukone, Jackie Shroff, Aadhi, Shobana, who are part of the Kochadaiiyaan cast, will be gracing the audio release function along with other guests.
Kochadaiiyaan is directed by Soundarya Ashwin and produced by Eros International. It is a hisorical-fiction in which Rajinikanth will be seen in triple role.