Director Soundarya Rajinikanth's Kochadaiiyaan may have
been written off over the quality of the movie by a section of
audience but it seems to have inspired Kamal Hassan to revive
Marudhanayagam, which has been in the cold storage for
more than a decade.
Kamal Hassan's ambitious Marudhanayagam was dropped
after shooting 25% of the movie. It was shelved for multiple
reasons. Lack of budget and experts on VFX in India had made the
Universal Star to put the project on a back burner.
The good news is that Kamal Hassan has now decided to revive
Marudhanayagam and the project might re-start next year.
Sources say that it is Soundarya Rajinikanth's path-breaking
attempt Kochadaiiyaan made the actor revive it.
Kamal Hassan, after watching Kochadaiiyaan, had praised
Soundarya for taking Tamil films to next level. Her daring attempt
on making the movie using motion capture technology had impressed
him. This also boosted him to take up the long-delayed
Currently, Kamal Hassan is busy with Uthama Villain and
Vishwaroopam 2. After the completion of these movies, he
is expected to take Marudhanayagam.