Rajinikanth and his Kochadaiyaan team have boarded their London flight. Kochadaiyaan said to be the first ever Indian film to use motion capture technology was pipped by Surya’s Maatraan recently, employing the technology at home. What’s got people really talking is Rajini lending his own voice for one of the songs, before moving on to the shoots in London.
He recorded a wonderful number on Thursday eve, and later sought blessings from the Ganesha deity at AVM Studios, accompanied by script writer KS Ravikumar. As we had reported, the London shoots will formally commence on March 21st with all arrangements checked in before filming through a 20 day London schedule. With the Visas approved, 20 members including daughter Soundarya and KS Ravikumar took a 4:00 a.m flight for the UK capital. The Kochadaiyaan team will wind up 40% of the talkie portions and a song that will be shot in London itself. Lead heroine Deepika Padukone and actor Sarath Kumar, Rukmini and Nassar are expected to arrive latest by 20th.“Once we are back we will be shooting in India the rest of the film. We are looking at a Diwali release,” announced Rajini before taking the flight. He will be back in Chennai by April 7th, over with the London shoots, amidst his fans.It’s on people.