Hindi film actress Deepika Padukone will be seen romancing South actor Rajnikanth for the first time. She gave her nod to Kochadaiiyaan because it features South Megastar.
The Chennai Express actress will be seen alongside the South cinema legend in Kochadaiiyaan for the first time.
Source said Deepika agreed to be part of the project for emotional reasons when Rajnikanth’s daughter Soundarya, who is directing Kochadaiiyaan, approached Deepika, she agreed without even learning about her role, script and genre of the film.
The actress felt huge honor to feature with South megastar. She felt it was a great opportunity for her to interact with the star and discuss cinema with him.
Also the team felt the performance level required for this film would be justified only by Deepika, sources said. ‘Kochadaiiyaan‘ is being touted as the country’s first motion capture technology film. The film is helmed by Soundarya, who is also making her directorial debut with this project.
Kochadaiiyaan is scheduled to hit theaters on April 11 and also features Sarathkumar and Jackie Shroff.