Repeated delays over the release of Kochadaiiyaan has been not helping the movie. After announcing that the flick would be released finally on May 23, a speculation had emerged from rumour mills that it would be delayed again. But the makers of the film have come out to give a clarification on the issue.
The official press release from Eros read, "All post production work has been completed and the film is censored in all six languages in 2D and 3D versions. It is ready for delivery next week," The movie bosses have also denied reports on a repayment-default notice to the producers by a private bank. They say that the sudden demand over the prints made them postpone the release.
"There was a sudden demand for an additional 200 prints for as many screens, all over the world, just two days before release after seeing the extraordinary response for the advance booking. 125,000 tickets were sold out in under two hours in Chennai alone. To avoid last minute delay on the screening material reaching theatres, the decision was taken to reschedule the film to May 23," said a statement from the production house. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
Pushed The Release
Kochadaiiyaan was supposed to release on May 9. The advance booking of the film had also started before the movie bosses pushed the release.
There were many speculations over the delay. Tamil industry observers had said that there was a dispute between the producer and distributors over the ticket price.
A Lakh Ticket Sold
In fact, over a lakh ticket had sold in Chennai alone and postponing the release had irked audience.
All Issues Sorted
Now, it appears like all the issues have been sorted out and Kochadaiiyaan is finally ready to rock the Tamil audience.
Kochadaiiyaan is a motion-capture animated movie directed by Soundarya Ashwin. Deepika Padukone plays the female lead role. It has AR Rahman's music and Rajeev Menon's music.