Deepika Padukone thanks Rajinikanth for treating her like his own daughter!

The first trailer of much awaited Kochadaiiyaan is finally out and makingher Tamil debut with this movie is none other than the Chennai Express heroine

Deepika Padukone, is ready for a grand entry into Tamil film industry with a period-drama Kochadaiiyaan opposite Rajinikanth. The actor feels blessed that she marks her debut alongside Soundarya Rajinikanth Ashwin, daughter of superstar who turns a director with this film. It is touted to be India’s first motion capture photo-realistic 3D animated film.

“Firstly, I would like to thank Soundarya for this experience. I would call  Kochadaiiyaan not just a film, it was an experience. Thank you for considering me for this film, Soundarya, and for believing in all of us. I would like to congratulate you for your courage to make this film,” Deepika told at the music launch event. She was speaking at the audio launch of Kochadaiiyaan, which has music by AR Rahman. Deepika said she never felt homesick during the making of the film.

“Thank you Rajini sir and aunty (Lata Rajinikanth) for being my home away from home and treat me like your own daughter every time I was here to shoot. This is my debut in Tamil industry and I hope all of you will enjoy the experience as much as I did,” she added.

Deepika plays Princess Vadhana in the film, which also stars Jackie Shroff, R Sarath Kumar, Nasser, Aadi Pinisetty, Shobana and Rukmini. Jointly produced by Eros International and Media One Global Entertainment, Kochadaiiyaan is slated to release April 11.

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