Motion Capture News
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