Poet and lyricist Vairamuthu has heaped praises on Soundarya Ashwin over her abilities to handle the pressure in her debut venture Kochadaiiyaan starring her father Rajinikanth. He has said that the daughter of the superstar will make her father proud with her forthcoming multilingual flick.
"It's a huge responsibility to direct Rajinikanth. Being his daughter doesn't make it easier. In fact, it is even more challenging because the stakes are high. But Soundarya has handled the pressure very well. The film is now in the hands of the audience," Vairamuthu said recently.
Vairamuthu has worked with Soundarya for the first time in Kochadaiiyaan. Her directorial debut is said to be India's first motion capture photo-realistic 3D animated film.
Vairamuthu believes, "I think she is the first daughter in India to direct her father. If Rajini raised his daughter on his shoulders when she was young, it is now her turn to shoulder her father through the film. I'm sure she will make him proud with Kochadaiiyaan," said Vairamuthu, who has penned all the songs in the film.
The film is jointly produced by Eros International and Media One Global Entertainment. Kochadaiiyaan, which also features Deepika Padukone, Sarath Kumar, Nassar, Jackie Shroff and others in the cast. The movie is all set to release on April 11.