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Kochadaiiyaan movie review News

  • | May 24th, 2014

    Is Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiiyaan India’s answer to James Cameron’s Avatar?

    Is Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiiyaan India’s answer to James Cameron’s Avatar?

    The film, also featuring Deepika Padukone, Jackie Shroff, Nasser and others, released this friday after a long wait
    So this is what the Dev Anand of the South would look like if he were to really and truly – cross my heart and hope to ‘dye’ – not age after 40.
    Using the technique known as the Motion Capture 3D technique, Kochadaiiyaan brings us Rajnikanth looking infinitely trimmer and younger than he actually is. In fact at the end of the film the director, who happens to be the mega-star’s daughter,gives us a wide spectrum of out-takes where we see Rajnikanth Sir (full respect, Mr.Superstar) the way he looks like now. The end-bit is a sad reminder of mortality in a film that addresses itself to enormously epic issues such as heredity, lineage, duty, loyalty and the conflicts within the kingdom assigned to a soldier. You can’t harness civilization without shedding blood. You can’t make a film about Rajnkanth the Warrior without retarding age. Click here to read more

  • | May 23rd, 2014

    Kochadaiiyaan quick movie review: Strictly for Rajini fans!

    Kochadaiiyaan quick movie review: Strictly for Rajini fans!

    Thalaivaa‘s much awaited animated film has hit the screens today
    Rajinikanth’s starrer first photo-realistic performance capture film Kochadaiiyaan hits the theatres today after much delay. This film also marks the Tamil debut of Deepika Padukone and the directorial debut of Rajini’s daughter Soundarya Ashwin. So, what can one expect of the Southern Superstar’s first animated film on the 70mm? Well, our reviewer Tushar Joshi gives you a heads-up… Click here to read more

  • | May 23rd, 2014

    Kochadaiiyaan movie review: Rajinikanth and Deepika Padukone starrer is a risk that pays off in parts!

    Kochadaiiyaan movie review: Rajinikanth and Deepika Padukone starrer is a risk that pays off in parts!

    After much delay, the Rajinikanth and Deepika Padukone starrer first photo-realistic performance capture film has finally hit the theatres today
    What’s it about:
    Before the film begins, the makers introduce us to a small feature presentation on what went behind the scenes during the making of Kochadaiiyaan. There are shots of Rajinikanth dressed up in a tight bodysuit doing his signature walk, Click here to read more

  • | May 7th, 2014

    Kochadaiiyaan music review: AR Rahman brings out his best for Rajinikanth!

    Kochadaiiyaan music review: AR Rahman brings out his best for Rajinikanth!

    Music: AR Rahman
    Lyrics: Mehboob, Irshad Kamil and Raqueeb Alam
    Singers: Raihanna, Arijit Singh, Jonita Gandhi, Javed Ali, Shashaa Tirupathi, Karthik, Shreya Ghoshal, Raghav Mathur, AR Rahman and  the Kochadaiiyaan Ensemble
    Rajinikanth’s latest film Kochadaiiyaan sees him being directed by his daughter, Soundarya R Ashwin. The film has been in the making for almost six years after which it is now finally ready for release. First time in India a film has been made using the motion capture technology. The film has Deepika Padukone paired opposite the Superstar.  Will this AR Rahman-Rajinikanth combination be able to create ripples in the music world or not? Click here to read more