Rajnikanth in brand new avatar in 'Kochadaiyaan'
The initial posters of the upcoming Tamil film Kochadaiyaan has just been released and it comes with a welcome surprise for the millions of fans of the southern superstar Rajnikanth. He is trying a classic literary story for the first time and here he will be seen in a much awaited double role, playing the part of both the father and the son. The new look of the superstar was revealed in an exclusive posted by movie critic and trade analyst Taran Aadarsh who tweeted “Xclusive pic from Kochadaiyaan”.
This Tamil period drama has been written by ace director KS Ravikumar and is directed by Soundarya Ashwin, the daughter of Rajnikanth. In a recent media event, Ravikumar was all praises about the upcoming film. He said, “I and Rajini like the movie very much. Soundarya has done a fabulous job in direction. There is a lot of strain involved in post production, and all efforts have paid us off very well." While he has claimed responsibility for story, direction, screenplay and supervision, the kudos for the extraordinary special effects go to Soundarya. According to rumors, the state of the art motion capture technology has been used to create the special effects.
The plot of the story revolves round a father son duo. The father is named Kochadaiyaan. He is a brave and resourceful lieutenant who is also a close confidante of a local ruler. His son is Rana who is actually more powerful than his father, but his wild energy needs to be tamed by the father. The dynamics between the two consist of a large part of the story, though it is Kochadaiyaan who dominates the story. Actress dancer Shobhana plays opposite Rajnikanth as the father while rumors that Deepika Padukone will be seen opposite the superstar as the son has now been confirmed. Apart from these, Jackie Shroff, R Sarathkumar, Rukmini Vijaykumar and Nassar will also be appearing in the film. The music has been composed by A R Rahman.
The film has highlighted the great acting capabilities as well as the artistic performance of Rajnikanth. Daughter Soundarya thinks that this is the best movie of the superstar’s career. Ravikumar has added in support of her, "The film has come out really well. It is prone to be a crowd favorite. I am sure that everyone will watch it more than just one time."