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  • | March 8th, 2013

    What can Deepika Padukone learn from Rajnikanth in Kochadaiyaan?

    What can Deepika Padukone learn from Rajnikanth in Kochadaiyaan?

    Praises come by the bucketful for Deepika Padukone with the generous dose of optical delight the leggy lass provides every time she appears on the big screen. Sadly, we hardly ever hear people talk in affirmations as far as Dippy’s acting skills are concerned, but we think the lovely lass should not lose hope – after all, she can learn quite a lot from her Kochadaiyaan co-star, Rajinikanth. He has already started teaching….
    So what does Deepika Padukone do so well that she stays in the news? We all know that she is not one of the best actors we have in B-town. Neither is she an extraordinary dancer, nor does she slip into a character effortlessly or emote with amazing fluidity. What Deepika does with an absolute ease – and to the best of her ability – is to look good, all the time! Click here to read more

  • | February 18th, 2013

    Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiyaan to release in April 2013

    Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiyaan to release in April 2013

    Come summer, it’s going to be fireworks at the box office, as the Superstar’s much awaited movie will finally hit the screens
    After being in the making for a long time, Rajinikanth‘s Kochadaiyaan, which is the first flick in India to be made on 3D using performance capture technology, is finally ready. Click here to read more

  • | April 9th, 2012

    Rajinikanth’s ‘Kochadaiyaan’: Making of the film

    Rajinikanth’s ‘Kochadaiyaan’: Making of the film

    Watch how motion capture technology has been used in Kochadaiyaan
    The making of Rajinikanth’s ambitious film Kochadaiyaan, directed by his younger daughter Soundarya R Ashwin, was unveiled at a press conference in London. AR Rahman, music composer of the film, was also present. Kochadaiyaan has been shot in Pinewood Studios in the UK. It incorporates motion capture and photoreleastic technology, used by Hollywood films such as Avatar and Tin Tin. The Superstar said at the conference, “Kochadaiyaan is a fantasy film. It will attract audiences of all ages, including children. Being made to international standards, the film will be ready by Diwali this year.”
    Kochadaiyaan, starring Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone, Shobana, Jackie Shroff, Rukmini, R Sarathkumar and Nassar among others, is produced by the UK company Mediaone Global Entertainment Limited. It will be released worldwide by Eros International. The film releases November 13, 2012.
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  • | April 3rd, 2012

    The legend that is Rajinikanth needs 80 cameras!

    The legend that is Rajinikanth needs 80 cameras!

    The makers of Kochadaiyaan have upped the ante by using the technology last employed by Steven Spielberg for The Adventures of Tintin. And for the Superstar, more is definitely not enough!
    Making a film which stars Rajinikanth is probably one of the biggest challenges any filmmaker could face. If his legendary awesomeness doesn’t translate on to the big screen, the makers will be mobbed and lynched. This time around, his daughter, Soundarya has taken charge and she will ensure that Kochadaiyaan will do complete justice to her father’s towering stature. Click here to read more