Rajinikanths

  • Double take: Rajinikanth to play a district collector and a 'secret character' in 'Lingaa' July 2, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth, who is currently busy shooting for Tamil actioner 'Lingaa', will be seen in dual avatar in the film. He will be playing a district collector and an unknown role in a flashback sequence. "Rajini sir is playing double role in the film. He plays a district collector in...
  • Rajinikanth shoots for 'Lingaa' June 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: Post the release of 'Kochadaiiyaan' Superstar Rajinikanth is busy shooting for his next film 'Lingaa' at Ramoji Film city here. Apparently the 'muhurat' shot of the movie was shot in May this year at Chamundeshwari Temple in Mysore. The shooting for the film is going on in full swing at...
  • Rajinikanth praises Tamil comedy 'Mundasupatti' June 16, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth recently watched Tamil comedy "Mundasupatti" and lauded its makers for giving audiences a perfect family entertainer. He also heaped praise on the performances of the film's lead actors. A story set against a superstitious village, the film features Vishnu Vishal, Nandita, Ramadass and Kaali Venkat in lead roles. "I...
  • Snapshot: Bollywood celebrities wish a happy Father's Day to their dads June 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar, Sonakshi Sinha, Bipasha Basu and Ajay Devgn wish the best man in their lives on Father's Day Sunday.Here's what they tweeted: ...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' sequel on, says co-producer Murali Manohar June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Murali Manohar, the co-producer of the latest Rajinikanth- starrer "Kochadaiiyaan", which opened to mixed reports, admits the film has not done as well as expected in the north Indian belt. Nonetheless, he is confident that the team will work harder on its sequel. "We did what we could, given restrictions...
  • Sonakshi Sinha was nervous about working with Rajinikanth May 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is making her southern film debut with megastar Rajinikanth-starrer 'Lingaa', says she was nervous about working with him. On her experience of working with the icon, the young actress said: "He is a wonderful person. I may not have seen many of his films, but I...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' A.R Rahman's toughest movie May 27, 2014

    Chennai: Double Oscar-winning composer A.R Rahman said that superstar Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' was the toughest film in his career of composing because of the importance of music in the narrative. "'Kochadaiiyaan' was one of the toughest movies to score and mix for, due to the responsibility and role music had in the...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' breaks all records in Tamil Nadu, grosses Rs 42 crore worldwide May 27, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth's latest film 'Kochadaiiyaan' has generated collection of Rs 42 crore worldwide in the opening week, producers said today. "Eros International Media Ltd, has announced a blockbuster opening of 'Kochadaiiyaan - The Legend' at the box office with Rs 42 crore gross worldwide," Eros International, the producers...
  • This is why you can't ever have enough of Rajinikanth: See him tame steel tigers to OWN a grenade jacket in 10 gifs May 24, 2014

    The Tamil superstar who is unequivocally one of the most admired actors in India, is known for his extravagant, mind-boggling and many times gravity-defying stunts. The larger-than-life actor Rajinikanth has acted in scores of films and has been a part of the south Indian film industry for close to 40...
  • '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 64-year-old 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,...
  • Watch: Rajini fever gears up in Chennai for 'Kochadaiiyaan' May 23, 2014

    Rajinikanth is back! After three long years, the superstar is back on the silver screen with a period drama called 'Kochadaiiyaan'. The film just like its name is unique as it introduces animated motion capture technology in 3D for the first time in India. ...
  • Expectations high from 'Kochadaiiyaan', say Rajini fans May 23, 2014

    Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest film 'Kochadaiiyaan' opened to packed theatres on Friday. His fans in Chennai were seen smearing his posters with milk and beating drums. Watch the video for more update on the blockbuster. ...
  • Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan and Lata Mangeshkar invited May 23, 2014

    The swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi, which will be attended political heavyweights, is also expected to witness the presence of several popular celebrities. Narendra Modi's government has decided to invite Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Rajnikanth to his oath ceremony as prime minister, which is scheduled for...
  • Rajinikanth would love to go to a dhaba for a meal, he is grounded, says wife Latha May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Latha Rajnikanth calls her superstar husband very grounded. Few days before Rajinikanth's film 'Kochadaiiyaan' released in theaters, the actor's wife spoke to CNN-IBN and stated that how he is very spiritually connected and gave him credit for re-inventing himself even at this stage in his career. "Like Amit Ji...
  • 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...
  • 'Rajini mania' in Chennai as 'Kochadaiiyaan' releases today May 23, 2014

    After its release being delayed twice, Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' is finally due to hit the theatres today. Excited fans lined up for the first show as a special screening was organised in Chennai at 7.00 this morning. ...
  • Soundarya Rajinikanth makes her directorial debut with 'Kochadaiiyaan' May 23, 2014

    After its release being delayed twice, Southern star Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' is released on Friday. It is said to be the country's first film made using motion capture technology and it marks Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya's directorial debut. The film which will see Rajinikanth in both younger and older avatars of a...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' Tweet Review: Watch the film for its technical brilliance; it's new to Indian cinema May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajinikanth is back! After three long years, the superstar is back on the silver screen with a period drama called 'Kochadaiiyaan'. The film just like its name is unique as it introduces animated motion capture technology in 3D for the first time in India. The film has been in...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' gets 100 shows across 16 screens in Chennai's Mayajaal May 23, 2014

    Superstar Rajinikanth's magnum opus Kochadaiiyaan's release may have got delayed, but it has failed to dampen the buzz surrounding the film with a leading multiplex planning 100 shows on Friday. Mayajaal, one of the leading multiplexes in Chennai, will have 100 shows across 16 screens on the opening day. "When Rajini's Enthiran...
  • 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 much-anticipated film 'Kochadaiiyaan', a directorial debut of his daughter Soundarya. While many of Rajinikanth's loyal fans are busy anointing his large cut-outs with milk, others have been spotted making a beeline for the film outside cinema halls and yes,...
  • Rajinikanth tweets best wishes to daughter Soundarya as 'Kochadaiiyaan' releases today May 23, 2014

    While his fans are busy visiting temples and anointing his posters with milk before the first show of 'Kochadaiiyaan', Rajinikanth is doing his bit to ensure the film manages to wow his supporters. The superstar took to Twitter to wish his daughter and the team of 'Kochadaiiyaan' good luck. Rajini's...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' and Tiger Shroff's 'Heropanti' battle it out at the box office today May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Newcomer Tiger Shroff's ability to perform daredevil stunts has been the talk of tinsel town for a while, but now he will be in a different battlefield when his debut film "Heropanti" will release alongside mammoth star Rajinikanth's "Kochadaiyyaan" May 23. Director Sabbir Khan's "Heropanti" boasts of some high...
  • Kochadaiiyaan: Madras High Court not to interfere with tax exemption to Rajinikanth's magnum opus May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Madras High Court on Thursday declined to interfere with Tamil Nadu Government's order granting entertainment tax exemption to Rajinikanth's latest film "Kochadaiyaan", releasing on Friday, and asked authorities and exhibitors not to collect the levy from the viewers. A vacation bench comprising Justice MM Sundresh and Justice R...
  • Kochadaiiyaan: Rajinikanth's fans smear his posters with milk, cinema hall owners expect the film to register a record opening May 23, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth's magnum opus "Kochadaiiyaan" release may have got delayed, but it has failed to dampen the buzz surrounding the film with a leading multiplex planning 100 shows on Friday. Mayajaal, one of the leading multiplexes in Chennai, will have 100 shows across 16 screens on the opening day. "When Rajini's...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' supports an environmental marathon to spread 'go green' message May 22, 2014

    With just a day left for the release of the much-awaited Rajinikanth film 'Kochadaiiyaan', the makers decided to pioneer an environmental marathon that would include planting trees from Tirunelveli to Chennai as it propagates the "go green" message. 'Kochadaiiyaan' features the unique visual mastery of Photorealistic Performance Capture technology for...
  • '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: 10 reasons why fans look forward to Rajinikanth's next May 21, 2014

    Chennai: A Rajinikanth film gives audiences enough reasons to throng cinema halls, but here are select reasons for which the superstar's ardent fans will watch his forthcoming release "Kochadaiiyaan", in which he features in an animated format for the first time. Directed by his daughter Soundarya R. Ashwin, 'Kochadaiiyaan' releases worldwide...
  • 'I love Rajinikant's boobs and don't understand why he wants to enhance them through 3D': RGV's tweet sparks anger May 20, 2014

    Ram Gopal Varma is never too far away from controversy, is he? From controversial films to controversial statements, the filmmaker is mostly in new for wrong reasons. Varma, who is been maintaining a low profile of late, irked fans of superstar Rajinikanth recently thanks to a tweet. Varma tweeted, "My prob...
  • Rajinikanth keeps reinventing himself, says his wife May 20, 2014

    There have been several delays for the animated Tamil 3D film 'Kochadaiiyaan'. But there's no question that Superstar Rajinikanth is back. Before the film's release the star's wife Latha Rajinikanth spoke to CNN-IBN about the film, her favourite Rajini dialogue and much more. ...