Deepika Padukone joins Kochadaiyaan Kerala shoots


 Deepika Padukone

Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiyaan has swiftly rolled into it’s second shooting schedule. The movie billed as Indian first ever photorealistic film, does have a never ending list of actors including R. Sarathkumar, Aadhi, Deepika Padukone, dancers Shobana and Rukmini Vijayakumar, villain Jackie Shroff and veteran Nassar.

Deepika Padukone who plays Rajini’s love interest, in the movie joined the sets recently. The actress who dint take part in the first schedule held in London, is shooting her important portions under the direction of Soundarya and KS Ravikumar. Deepika had to do many call sheet adjustments, which she happily did, just to pair up with The Superstar. She has been shuttling between Manali and Kerala, giving time to both Kochadaiyaan and her ongoing Hindi flick Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.Deepika’s Kochadaiyaan shoots are being canned in Chitranjali Studios in Tiruvallam in Kerala’s capital Trivandrum.

The team is staying at the Taj Vivanta hotel. Shoots start at 10.00am in the morning and go on till 9.00 pm. Actors are wearing a thick lycra suit that facilitates the motions and facial expressions to be captured effectively. They have now shifted to Malayalam superstar Mohanlal’s Vismaya Max studio. “ We are now shooting in Trivandrum and doing post production work at Vismaya Max, which has got world class animation required to complete the work”, said producer Murali Manohar. Security is on high alert within and outside the complex, fearing the leakage of footage. Director Soundarya will try to complete Deepika’s parts in a tight 4-day schedule. If things go as planned Kochadaiyaan might see an early September release!!!