Kochaidaiyaan to hit screens by September
Chennai: The first phase of shooting of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth`s upcoming period film "Kochaidaiyaan" has been completed and the movie is slated for release in September this year, a city-based production firm said today.
"The first schedule of shooting at London has been completed and shooting in India has commenced," Mediaone Global Entertainment, producing the film, said in a statement.
Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is the heroine and the music scored by double Oscar awardee A R Rahman. Rajinikanth`s daughter Soundarya R Ashwin is directing the movie under the supervision of director-actor K S Ravikumar.
Besides Rajinikanth and Deepika, the cast includes actor R Sarath Kumar, Shobana, Nassar and Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff, the statement said. Rajiv Menon handles the camera, it said, adding, the film is likely to be released in Telugu, English, Hindi and Japanese.
Rajinikanth`s elder daughter Aishwarya made her directorial debut recently with the Tamil film "3" starring her husband and national award winning actor Dhanush and Shruti Hassan, daughter of popular actor Kamal Hassan.