Kochadaiyaan is an upcoming Tamil period film to be directed by Soundarya R. Ashwin and written by K. S. Ravikumar. The film will feature Rajinikanth alongside an ensemble cast, including R. Sarathkumar, Aadhi, Deepika Padukone, Shobana, Rukmini Vijayakumar, Jackie Shroff and Nassar. The film, which is expected to be shot with motion capture in 3D, will have cinematography handled by Rajiv Menon whilst background score and soundtrack will be composed by A. R. Rahman. This will also be the first movie in Kollywood to release in Hindi, Telugu, Japanese and English.

Rajinikanth left for Hong Kong early this morning from Bangalore. Soundarya Ashwin, the director of the film was there earlier in March to study all she could about Motion Capture Technology which is to be employed for Kochadaiyaan. Hence the team will be heading there for the next leg of the shoot.

A major portion of the film has already been completed in London and Kerala. The team is excited about the way the film has shaped up so far and are eager to shoot the rest of it. It is to be noted that Rajinikanth has rendered his voice for a song in the Kochadaiyaan soundtrack. The song which is said to be a philosophical theme song, composed by A. R. Rahman and penned by Vairamuthu. was recorded on 11 March 2012. The Film is getting spiced up and getting to rock and take the Kollywood industry to the next level.