Deepika opposite Rajinikanth in ‘Kochadaiyaan’!
Deepika Padukone who was all set to play the Superstar’s lady love in ‘Rana’, will now be seen opposite him in ‘Kochadaiyaan’, India’s first performance capture photorealistic film!
Soundarya Ashwin, Rajinikanth’s daughter and the film’s director confirmed this news on her microblogging page saying, "Deepika Padukone confirmed to play as appa’s pair in Kochadaiyaan, great to have you back!"
The big budget film is being made in 3D and Soundarya had earlier announced that they were in talks with Katrina but it wasn’t finalized. Sources express that although Katrina was pleased with the offer and her role she couldn’t accommodate dates and so the makers had approached Deepika Padukone who has given her nod for the project.
Sneha will be seen as Rajini’s sister in this film that also has Aadhi, Sarathkumar and Jackie Shroff in pivotal roles. Music is by AR Rahman and the first look posters with the Superstar as a Lord Shiva devotee was welcomed with open arms by fans.