Films starring Superstar Rajinikanth are always awaited with bated breath.  Rajini’s next film is to be a 3D Computer Animated Film Kochadaiiyaan. Watch the trailer and posters, hear the music and get the story of Kochadaiiyaan here

Kochadaiiyaan  literally means the ‘king with the long curly mane’ – it is a Tamil film starring Rajinikanth – there I said all that was needed to get people to the theaters in their droves. But there are a lot of other things that are very interesting about the film – it uses Motion Capture technology (previolusly used for Tin Tin and Avatar which records human actions and uses those to animate digital characters) for the first time in India. It is also a period film in 3D.  Watch the trailer of Kochadaiiyaan, view the posters, hear the music and find out the story. The movie will release in Hindi this May.

Kochadaiiyaan Kochadaiiyaan – Rajini’s Next Will Be A 3D Computer Animated Film

Motion Capture Used for the first time in India

Film – Kochadaiiyaan (Release date 9 May  2014)

Kochadaiiyaan poster 207x300 Kochadaiiyaan – Rajini’s Next Will Be A 3D Computer Animated FilmStarring –  Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone, R Sarathkumar, Shobana, Aadhi, Jackie Shroff, Nassar, Rukmini Vijaykumar

Producer – Sunil Lulla, Sunanda Murali Manohar (Studios – Eros, Media One)

Director – Soundarya R Ashwin

Story/Screenplay – K S Ravikumar

Music – A R Rahman

Running time – 124 minutes

Kochadaiiyaan Trailer

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Kochadaiiyaan Curtain Raiser Event

The trailer features narration in the voice of Rajini and quickly takes us on to a battlefield with some epic style fights and characters. There is the mandatory song and dance as well, and then some more fighting, some supernatural looking beasts as well. There appears t be some amount of palace intrigue and then yet more battles. The scale of the movie is evidently grand and the narration style majestic and heroic. The trailer was launched by Amitabh Bachchan.

Kochadaiiyaan Story, Plot

Rajini likes stories about kings that queens this is a story about 3 kings. The roles of the 3 kings are essayed by Rajini, Jackie Shroff and Nassar. The sons of the kings will are played by Rajini, Aadhi and Sarathkumar respectively.

Music of Kochadaiiyaan

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Kochadaiiyaan Audio Launch Event

At first listen, the music has the sweep and majesty to match the kind of film it is made for. Given that this is A R Rahman we’re talking about, this is one more to watch out for.The music launch was attended by Shah Rukh Khan. Seen here in the picture are Superstar Rajini, Deepika Padukone the movie’s female lead and SRK.

By – Reena Daruwalla

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Video – Courtesy Eros Now YouTube Channel Images – Courtesy Kochadiiyaan Facebook Page

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