Late Nagesh’s special appeareance in Rajini’s Kochadaiyaan


Yesteryear’s ace comedian Nagesh might just be making a very ‘special appearance’ in superstar Rajinikanth’s upcoming film Kochadaiyaan to be directed by the superstar’s younger daughter Soundarya. Any idea as to how could Nagesh, who passed away a few years back, could be back in action for the Rajini-starrer? Read on to find out!

Billed to be a 3-dimensional animation film to be filmed using the ‘motion capturing technique’, Kochadaiyaan pairs Rajini opposite Bollywood hottie Deepika Padukone, who was paired opposite him in the abandoned Rana too. The film, to be the first-of-its-kind in the country, has aroused great expectation and curiosite amid the superstar’s millions of fans worldwide who prayed for his reovery when he was down with illness last year.

Computer-generated graphic sequences would be used in the film extensively. Among the graphic sequences are some sequences featuring the comedian par excellence, the late Nagesh. Movie-buffs would be aware of the achievements of Nagesh, who had acted along with legends like MGR, Sivaji Ganesan and most of the heroes of the olden era. Rajini and Nagesh had earlier starred together in films like Thillumullu and Padikkathavan.

Nagesh would be appearing in ‘dual roles’ to assist the dual Rajinis who’d be seen in the film as per the script. One of them would be the Kadhalikka Neramillai Nagesh while the other would be the Panchathanthiram Nagesh. The graphics team is said to be working over-time in ensuring that sequences featuring Nagesh and Rajini turn out to be one of the highlights of the film!

The film also has some huge names associated with it. Besides the lead pair, otheres part of the cast include Jackie Shroff, Sarath Kumar, Aadhi, Shobana to name a few. Music is taken care of by A.R. Rahman while K.S. Ravikumar would be penning the story, screenplay and dialogues besides supervising Soundarya’s direction.


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