Kochadaiiyaan (2014)

 ●  Malayalam ● 1 hr 50 mins

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'Kochadaiiyaan' is a path-breaking 3D animation movie, whose title draws reference to an alternate name of Hindu deity Shiva, while also being partly inspired by the name of the Pandya Dynasty king Kochadaiyan Ranadhiran. The plot of the movie is a fictional account that brings to life a time of kingdoms and royalty, war and peace, love and betrayal. With small references to Indian history, the crux of the story centers around a war between three Kings, that traverses through various generations.

Cast: Deepika Padukone, Rajinikanth

Crew: Soundarya Rajinikanth (Director), Rajiv Menon (Director of Photography), AR Rahman (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Action, Adventure, History

Release Dates: 23 May 2014 (India)

Tagline: The Legend

Malayalam Name: ക്കൊചദൈഇയാൻ

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24 fps
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2.39:1 (Scope)
Shot in 3D
Archival Source:
The Legend
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Dubbed from: Kochadaiiyaan (Tamil)
Jackie Shroff's baddie role was initially designed keeping Amrish Puri in mind.

The Rudra Tandav performed by Rajinikanth is one of the highlights of the movie.

Rajinikanth has crooned one of the songs in this film.

This is the first fully CG (Computer Graphics) Stereoscopic film to release in India.

This film marks Deepika Padukone's debut in Tamil cinema.

The film simultaneously released in Telugu under the title 'Vikramasimha', and was dubbed in Malayalam, English, Hindi and Japanese to cater to Superstar's tremendous national and international fan following.

Using advanced graphics, 'Kochadaiiyaan' brought back (late) comedy actor Nagesh to the screen.

Anushka Shetty, Asin Thottumkal, Vidya Balan and Katrina Kaif were approached before Deepika Padukone to play the lead role.

Aadhi could not shoot some scenes in London due to a passport delay, so his parts were shot in India and matched with the scenes he missed.

The film had more than 600 3D characters and used 60 3D sets.

This is the first Indian film in which a dead actor has been digitally recreated using motion capture technology.

This is the first Indian film where live action actors were digitally recreated in a 3D animation movie.
Filming Start Date:
15 Mar 2012
Filming End Date:
28 Feb 2013