Kochadaiyaan

  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' review: This is kindergarten storytelling with noisy set pieces thrown in to hold your attention when the narrative doesn't May 31, 2014

    Cast: Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone, Jackie Shroff and Nasser Director: Soundarya Rajinikanth Kochadaiiyaan, starring 64yearold Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, isn't likely to be mentioned in the same breath as James Cameron's Avatar or Steven Spielberg's Tintin film, although it was achieved using the same performance capture technology. The animation in Kochadaiiyaan is embarrassingly amateurish,...
  • Rajnikanth's 'Kochadaiyaan' release delayed only due to technical reasons May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Makers of 'Superstar' Rajnikanth's muchawaited 'Kochadaiyaan' today made it clear that the film's release was being delayed due to technical reasons only and assured that the multilingual film will hit the screens on May 23 as announced last week. The reschedule was on account of delay in rendering of...
  • 5 awesomely fun gifs of Rajinikanth hunting lions and fighting goons with a soda bottle May 12, 2014

    Jokes like, "Only Rajinikanth knows the answer to the question, 'Why this kolaveri di?'" or "Rajinikant is always so fast that he arrives yesterday", touch only the surface of his accomplishments with respect to the vivid characters he portrays in his films.The Tamil superstar who is unequivocally one of the...
  • Thalaiva is the apt word to describe Rajinikanth, says his wife May 8, 2014

    Superstar Rajinikanth's wife Latha Rajinikanth talks about his new film 'Kochadaiyaan' and his taking on the new role. Latha says, "The best way to describe it is the way Amitabh Bachchan said 'If you get bore, just reinvent yourself'." She also talks about her marriage, his superstar status and much...
  • Thalaiva's Twitter debut: Rajinikanth attracts over 150,000 followers on day one May 6, 2014

    Chennai: The true 'Thalaivar' Rajinikanth, who made his debut on Twitter Monday, attracted over 150,000 'followers' on his first day of joining the social networking platform. "Salutation to the Lord. Vaaakkam Anaivarukkum! A big thank you to all my fans. Excited on this digital journey," read the first tweet by the...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan': Rs 125 crore Rajinikanthstarrer set to rock the box office May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: At last the long wait is over and the Rajinikanth fans across the globe will get to see his muchawaited and anticipated Tamil film 'Kochadaiiyaan', a directorial debut of the matinee idol's younger daughter Soundarya. When it unravels on the silver screen Friday, the film will introduce moviegoers...
  • Deepika Padukone's combat with Rajinikanth is the highlight of 'Kochadaiiyaan' May 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Deepika Padukone has always been athletic and sporting. Not one to shun any kind of physical challenge, she took on a fight sequence in 'Kochadaiiyaan' with the invincible Rajinikanth in the spirit of a challenge. Deepika is said to have been so agile on her feet that it became difficult...
  • Imran Khan goes gaga over 'Kochadiyaan' animation April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Imran Khan, who gave voice-over for animation film 'Rio 2', says southern matinee idol Rajinikanth's 'Kochadiyaan' marks a big leap for animation movies. "The fact that a star as big as Rajini sir has taken part in this (animation) process is obviously a big step forward. That is the...
  • Confirmed: Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' to release in theaters on May 9 April 10, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil period-drama 'Kochadaiiyaan', the release date of which has been postponed over and over again, will finally hit the screens worldwide May 9. "The release date has been locked as May 9. There will no further changes in the film's release," Rajinikanth's manager told IANS. Touted to be India's...
  • Dad took 31 years to be a star, give me 15: Soundarya Rajinikanth April 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Soundarya may have played it safe with her directorial debut 'Kochadaiiyaan' by teaming up with her superstar father Rajinikanth, but she is feeling the pressure of high expectations. She said if her dad took over three decades to attain stardom, she should be given at least half the time...
  • Soundarya would like to direct brother-in-law Dhanush soon April 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Cinestar Rajinikanths's daughter Soundarya, who has made her directorial debut with 'Kochadaiyaan', says she was stunned with her brother-in-law Dhanush's performance in Bollywood film 'Raanjhanaa' and she hopes to work with him in the near future. "I loved it! I told my brother-in-law how well he fit into that role...
  • Dad did 'Kochadaiiyaan' not because I am his daughter: Soundarya April 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Soundarya, who is making her directorial debut with Rajnikanth-starrer 'Kochadaiiyaan' says her father agreed to be part of this mega project for the script and not because she was his daughter. "Once he was convinced about the script and that it requires a certain kind of technology...
  • Bollywood's Baadshah SRK and Thalaiva Rajinikanth come together for 'Kochadaiyaan' music launch March 9, 2014

    Fans went berserk as Shah Rukh Khan and Rajinikanth shared the same stage at the audio launch of latter's forthcoming film 'Kochadaiyaan'. The film, which has been in the making for a long time, has Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone and Jackie Shroff in key roles. The audio launch also had composer...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiyaan' becomes the first film ever to be released in six languages March 3, 2014

    Chennai: For the first time in the history of Indian Cinema, the much-awaited period film 'Kochadaiyaan' featuring Tamil superstar Rajinikanth and Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone in the lead, would be released in six different languages. The movie will be released in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bhojpuri and Marathi, a release here...
  • Rajnikanth felt awkward shooting romantic scenes with Deepika, reveals daughter Soundarya March 1, 2014

    Chennai: Soundarya Rajnikanth, who has directed her father and superstar Rajinikanth in forthcoming Tamil period-drama 'Kochadaiiyaan', Friday said the latter was not at ease while shooting romantic scenes with his co-star Deepika Padukone. "I guess it was because I was around and calling action and cut, dad felt very awkward to...
  • Kochadaiyaan: The film's audio will be released on February 15 January 5, 2014

    Chennai: The much awaited soundtrack of superstar Rajinikanthstarrer Tamil perioddrama 'Kochadaiyaan', which has music by double Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman, will be released Feb 15. "The production house has just informed us that the audio of 'Kochadaiyaan' in A.R. Rahman's music will release on the 15th of February 2014," read...
  • Rajinikanth to have a quiet birthday, says wife Latha December 12, 2013

    Chennai: While most of India celebrates Rajinikanth's 63rd birthday with 'Lungi dance' playing on the loop, the song evokes mixed reactions in the star's home city Chennai. Fans in Chennai were in fact, eager to dance to the tunes of Rajini's latest film 'Kochadaiyaan', whose music release was earlier scheduled...
  • Why Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiyaan' spelling had to be changed October 24, 2013

    New Delhi: When filmmaker Soundarya Ashwin took to Twitter to share information about the film titled 'Kochadaiiyaan', many thought he made a typo error. However, later, the fans realized that it was conscious decision to change the spelling of the forthcoming Tamil film. If reports are anything to go by,...
  • Watch: AR Rahman talks about music in 'Kochadaiyaan' September 9, 2013

    India's first photorealistic 3D film 'Kochadaiyaan' starring superstar Rajinikanth is all set for its release. Music composer AR Rahman and director Soundarya Rajnikanth share their experiences on the making of the film. ...
  • Finally, 'Kochadaiyaan' teaser to be released on Ganesh Chaturthi September 1, 2013

    Chennai: The first teaser of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil period-drama 'Kochadaiyaan' will be releasing on the festive occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi September 9, announced the director of the film Soundarya Ashwin. "(I'm) excited to announce 'Kochadaiyaan' teaser will release this September 9," posted Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya on her Twitter page. The film will...
  • 'Kochadaiyaan' trailer release date not decided yet June 9, 2013

    Chennai: Soundarya Ashwin, who is busy giving final touches to the most anticipated Tamil perioddrama 'Kochadaiyaan' featuring her superstar father Rajinikanth, requests fan not to believe rumours about the film's trailerrelease date and wait for the official announcement. There were rumours that the trailer of 'Kochadaiyaan' was scheduled to release June...
  • Superstar Rajinikanth croons in Hindi for 'Kochadaiyaan' May 23, 2013

    Superstar Rajinikanth is not only a style icon but has always entralled his fans with his performances. While he is known for his iconic voice it is surprising to note that Rajinikanth however, has never sung for Hindi audience. This is for the first time that Rajinikanth will surprise his fans...
  • Why 'Kochadaiyaan' trailer didn't make it to Cannes May 19, 2013

    Chennai: The trailer of Superstar Rajinikanthstarrer Tamil perioddrama 'Kochadaiyaan', which was supposed to be unveiled at the ongoing Cannes film festival, was called off at the last minute because the team is still working on the final output of the trailer. "(The) trailer (is) shaping out well. (I'm) working on more...
  • AR Rahman in awe of 'Kochadaiyaan' May 15, 2013

    Chennai: Oscarwinning composer A R Rahman, who managed to have a glimpse of one of the songs from superstar Rajinikanthstarrer Tamil perioddrama 'Kochadaiyaan', describes it as "epic". "(I) had a sneak preview of Rajini sir's motion capture results for one of the songs from 'Kochadaiyaan'. (It) looks like animation on...
  • Rajinikanth wants Kamal Haasan to watch 'Kochadaiyaan' May 11, 2013

    Mumbai: In what could be regarded as a major departure from the custom, Kamal Hassan is all set to view his friend and professional rival Rajinikanth's latest film, the long awaited 'Kochadaiyaan'. The film is crucial for Rajinikanth as it would be his first after his hospitalization two years ago....
  • 'Kochadaiyaan' First Look: Rajinikanth is back April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Trade analyst and film journalist Taran Adarsh has tweeted Rajinikanth's new look in his forthcoming film 'Kochadaiyaan'. Soundarya R Ashwin is the director of the film while Deepika Padukone is the heroine. ...
  • Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan to attend Cannes film fest April 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastars Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth will come together in a most unexpected way at the upcoming Cannes International Film Festival in May. While Amitabh will represent his first Hollywood film 'The Great Gatsby' in Cannes, Rajinikanth will be unveiling the trailer of his new film 'Kochadaiyaan' at the fest. Murli Manohar,...
  • Rajinikanth to play dual roles in 'Kochadaiyaan' April 12, 2013

    Buzz is that superstar Rajinikanth will be seen playing dual roles in the film, the roles of both a father and a son. Father is named 'Kochadaiyaan', who is the lieutenant and a close friend of the ruler of a kingdom. He is a highly talented, bold, courageous, shrewd...
  • 'Kochadaiyaan' to be screened at the Cannes festival April 2, 2013

    With the first half of the film being successfully dubbed, and the second half dubbing under progress, and towards completion shortly, Rajinikant's 'Kochadaiyaan' is nearing its most awaited worldwide release. And it seems like they are making it big. Apart from the Indian version, the team has also churned out...