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‘Kochadaiiyaan’ box office collections: Rajinikanth inks a first

The big ticket release starring superstar Rajinikanth and Deepika Padukone, ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ inked a first in the Indian animation film industry in terms of box office collections. Thalaivar Rajinikanth’s much-awaited motion capture technology film ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ saw a bumper response in South centers. Calculating the box office collections earned from all six languages (in both 2D and […]

Review Kochadaiiyaan: Rajinikanth flipping cigarettes is much more fun

In the normal course of things, that would be a double bonus. Because just one Rajinikanth can go faster than the speed of light. Because he can split an atom faster than a particle. Because he… you get the point. But even Rajini, the one and the only, can’t pick up a film and run with it, […]

Kochadaiiyaan review: A disaster of a film with terrible animation

As the curtain lifted and the first scenes of Kochadaiiyaan began rolling, I thought there was some practical joke being played. I saw a bunch of drawings made by the Etch A Sketch toy flashing before my eyes. The actors’ bodies looked like ninepins, and their faces looked like pencil drawn doodles on inflated balloons. There’s no […]

Rajinikanth’s tryst with Bollywood: Hum, Andha Kanoon, Chaalbaaz

Superstar Rajinikanth is making a comeback to the silver screen after a three-year-long hiatus with ‘Kochadaiiyaan’, the actor has worked in over 170 films across languages. And the superstar also tried his luck in Bollywood but met with moderate success, here’s a look at some of his Bollywood ventures till date. (Source: Express archive photo) […]

“Kochadaiiyaan Better Than Hollywood Motion Capture Films”

Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth’s magnum opus Kochadaiiyaan, which releases worldwide on Friday, is a lot better than several earlier films made using motion capture technology in the west, says Phil Stilgoe, founder of Centroid motion capture company, which worked on the movie.(Also read: Kochadaiiyaan Release Delayed Only due to Technical Reasons: Filmmakers) Kochadaiiyaan, directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth Ashwin, is […]

Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiiyaan Will Introduce Viewers to New Technology

New Delhi: At last the long wait is over and Rajinikanth fans across the globe will get to see his much-awaited and anticipated Tamil film Kochadaiiyaan, directed by the matinee idol’s younger daughter Soundarya. When it unravels on the silver screen on Friday, the film will introduce moviegoers to a new technology – first motion capture photo-realistic […]