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  • 5 reasons why it will be really awkward to date the CGI Rajinikanth of 'Kochadaiiyaan' May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Three years is a long, long wait for any Rajinikanth fan and while after a long hiatus, the actor returns to the screen in a double role in 'Kochadaiiyaan', the film isn't your typical Rajini film. Firstly it doesn't have the actor physically present in the frames just...
  • Snapshot: Rajinikanth's fans turn up in huge numbers to watch 'Kochadaiiyaan', organise torch rally to celebrate the film's release May 23, 2014

    Finally, Rajinikanth's fans across the globe will get to see his muchanticipated film 'Kochadaiiyaan', a directorial debut of his daughter Soundarya. While many of Rajinikanth's loyal fans are busy anointing his large cutouts with milk, others have been spotted making a beeline for the film outside cinema halls and yes,...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' to hit the screens on Friday, Rajinikanth fever grips Chennai May 22, 2014

    Chennai: The wait is almost over! Come Friday, May 23rd, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest offering, 'Kochadaiiyaan' is all set to hit the screens. Directed by the star's younger daughter, Soundarya Ashwin, who makes her debut, 'Kochadaiiyaan' is touted as Rajini's magnum opus. But for fans of the actor,...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' mobile games cross 1 million downloads May 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Two official mobile games inspired by the forthcoming Rajinikanthstarrer "Kochadaiiyaan" have crossed one million downloads on mobile applications. The games, titled "Kochadaiiyaan The Legend: Kingdom Run" and "Kochadaiiyaan The Legend: Reign of Arrows", are developed by Vroovy, a joint venture between digital media company Hungama and game service company Gameshastra. They...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rajinikanth is proud that I've dared to something different: Soundarya on her film 'Kochadaiiyaan' April 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Southern superstar Rajinikanth holds a matinee idol status among his fans because of his honesty and sincerity, says his daughter Soundarya. "I think each person has his own identity. He is worshipped because of the way he is. He is by far the most honest and true person you will...
  • 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...
  • Soundarya on father Rajinikanth: He's the best, can do the impossible April 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya says people create jokes on her father as they believe he can do the "impossible". That's why the family takes the humour in a lighter vein. Jokes on the southern icon are a rage online. Sample these - "Rajinikanth can eat dosa with chopsticks"; "Rajinikanth can...
  • Proud of my daughter Soundarya, says Rajinikanth March 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Rajinikanth, whose next film 'Kochadaiiyaan' is set to take 3D films a step further in India, with its ground-breaking photo-realistic motion capture technology, says that he is not all tech-savvy. This kind of technology, a first in an India film, has been used in Hollywood blockbuster films...
  • Snapshot: Amitabh Bachchan hugs Rajinikanth, lauds Soundarya's efforts at the trailer launch of 'Kochadaiiyaan' March 31, 2014

    Amitabh Bachchan, who launched the Hindi trailer of Tamil superstar and close friend Rajinikanth's upcoming film 'Kochadaiiyaan' in Mumbai recently, was so impressed with the film that he had no words to express his opinion. Lauding Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya's efforts, he said, "I am finding it difficult to find...
  • Rajnikanth launches much anticipated animated film 'Kochadaiiyaan' March 31, 2014

    Four years after the release of his last film 'Robot' in 2010, superstar Rajinikanth is back with the animation film 'Kochadaiiyaan'. On Sunday evening, the actor was spotted the legend promoting his film in Mumbai. ...
  • With 'Kochadaiiyaan' Soundarya has shown that women in India are capable to do best: Amitabh Bachchan March 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan launched the Hindi trailer of Tamil superstar and close friend Rajinikanth's upcoming film 'Kochadaiiyaan' here. Bachchan, 71, alongwith the South legend launched the trailer here late last night at a suburban multiplex. Directed by Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya, Kochadaiiyaan is a hi-tech 3D film...
  • Deepika Padukone accepted 'Kochadaiiyaan' for emotional reasons March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone, who will be next seen in Rajinikanth-starrer 'Kochadaiiyaan', gave her nod to the film primarily because of the South megastar's association with it. In 'Kochadaiiyaan' Deepika will be seen alongside the cinema legend for the first time. According to sources, Deepika agreed to be part of it...
  • Rajinikanth-starrer 'Kochadaiiyaan' cleared with U-certificate March 20, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil period-drama 'Kochadaiiyaan' has been passed with a U-certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification. Directed by the southern matinee idol's daughter Soundarya Ashwin, the film, touted to be India's first motion capture photo-realistic 3D animated movie, is slated to release April 11 worldwide. "'Kochadaiiyaan' has been censored...
  • Kochadaiiyaan: Soundarya will make Rajinikanth proud, says lyricist March 11, 2014

    Chennai: Lyricist Vairamuthu, who has worked on forthcoming Tamil period-drama 'Kochadaiiyaan' with superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya, is confident that she will make her father proud with the movie. Soundarya has directed her father in 'Kochadaiiyaan', which is said to be India's first motion capture photo-realistic 3D animated film. "I think she is...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' to be a game-changer for Indian films: Soundarya March 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Rajnikanth's daughter Soundarya hopes her directorial debut vehicle 'Kochadaiiyaan' to be a game-changer for Indian cinema at the international level. The veteran actor's most talked about film, set to be released in six languages, is being touted as the country's first to be made using motion capture technology....
  • 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...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' to be dubbed in Telugu February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Superstar Rajinikanthstarrer 'Kochadaiiyaan', which is being referred to as the first movie to be shot with motion capture in 3D, along the lines of Hollywood films 'Tin Tin' and 'Avatar', will be released in multiple languages. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the languages in which the film will...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' to be released on April 11 February 4, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil 'Superstar' Rajinikanth's multilingual film 'Kochadaiiyaan' will release worldwide on April 11, the film's producers announced today. Shot using Photorealistic Peformance Capture technology, earlier used in Hollywood superhit 'Avataar', the film is an "epic dramatisation" of good versus evil, producer Eros International Media Ltd said in a statement. The...
  • 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...
  • Paul Walker to Soundarya: Actors who died in an accident December 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Fans around the world are still in shock over the sudden death of actor Paul Walker. Best known for his work in 'The Fast And The Furious' series, he died in a car crash and joins a list of actors such as Scottish character actor Ian Bannen to...
  • 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. ...
  • '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...
  • '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 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...