Groundbreaking futuristic fantasy film the “Kochadaiyaan” – The Legend has been launched in London.
The event took which took place on 31st March 2012 at The Bentley Hotel was attended by superstar Rajnikanth, music maestro AR Rahman, debutant director Soundarya and the producer of the film Dr J Murali of Media One Global Entertainment.
Set to be this year’s blockbuster film, “Kochadaiyaan” will rival Hollywood masterpieces such as “Avatar” and “Tin Tin”.
“Kochadiyaan” stars South Indian film megastar Rajnikanth and features the musical talents of Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire” composer AR Rahman.
The film produced by British company Mediaone Global Entertainment Limited, will be released worldwide by Eros International.
The ground-breaking film, a first within the Indian realm of movie-making, features for the first time the unique visual mastery of Performance Capturing with Photorealistic Technology. This state-of-the-art advanced technology transcends the CGI capabilities utilised in Hollywood films such as “Avatar”, “Tin Tin” and “Beo Wulf”.
Screen legend Rajnikanth is cast as the archetypal superhero in the epic dramatisation of good versus evil. Also starring in the grand-scale production are Bollywood A-listers Deepika Padukone, Jackie Shroff and South India’s leading stars R Sarathkumar, Aadhi and Shobana.
The British funded project, which has been shot exclusively at Pinewood Studios in the UK with a team of world-class technical experts, is directed by Soundarya, a talented and forward thinking filmmaker who is well versed with various trend setting techniques.
Providing the musical score is maestro and Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman, whose list of Award credits includes a BAFTA, a Golden Globe and two Academy Awards for his outstanding musical compilation for the multi-Oscar winning film “Slumdog Millionaire”.
With pioneering technology, a stellar cast and a winning storyline, “Kochadaiyaan” is set to transcend boundaries and break records, creating a market first in world cinema.