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3.00

Kochadaiiyaan Review - Watch for Rajini

This expensive experiment has proved one thing very clear. Rajinikanth voice and expressive dialogue delivery more than makes up for all the shortcomings one would notice on the animation department. The highlights of the movie is the precision in which Rajinikanth's stylish gait has been captured a...(more)

Source: Editor, MovieCrow

3.00

Rajinikanth dazzles in 'Kochadaiiyaan' with master strokes

While A R Rahman retains his flavour with the music, Saroj Khan, Raju Sundaram, Chinni Prakash and Shobana choreograph it impressively. What's most remarkable is how iconic actor Nagesh is resurrected through animation.Despite the lack of technical finesse, the filmmaker deserves to be applauded ...(more)

Source: Sneha May Fransis, Emirates247

3.50

A pioneering attempt which offers true entertainment in trademark Rajini style

This film wouldn't have been what it is, without the dynamic presence of Superstar Rajinikanth. His magnetic voice gives life to all those powerful dialogs penned by Ravikumar and the veteran star infests marvelous screen presence even to animated characters. (more)

Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com

3.00

Kochadaiiyaan - Spectacular, Superstar Style

Soundarya Rajinikanth Ashwin, who debuts as director with this legendary flick. KS Ravikumar's intelligently crafted story backed by AR Rahman's music starring Deepika Padukone, Nasser, Aadhi, Jackie Shroff, Rukmmini and Shobhana with the Superstar himself, in an all new concept - 'Kochadaiiyaan' is...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, IndiaGlitz.com

3.25

Watchable

What works for the film seen in 2D are its overall packaging as director Soundarya Rajinikanth pays a handsome tribute to her father's awesome screen presence, dialogue delivery with punchlines. Rajinikanth, even in animated form is able to whip up the frenzy among the viewers. (more)

Source: MovieBuff, Sify.com

3.75

Absorbing screenplay and the technology makes KOCHADAIIYAAN an interesting fare

The film, a mass entertainer to please the legion of fans of Rajinikanth, portrays the superstar in a role that does justice to his image -- a man of extraordinary abilities. And I must add, no other actor could've portrayed the archetypal superhero with such brilliance. Soundarya deserves kudos for...(more)

Source: Taran Adharsh, Bollywood Hungama

2.50

Kochadaiiyaan is a big bold step in opening new frontiers to film making

Soundarya Rajnikanth undertakes an enormous task of not only directing her superstar father, but also breaking new grounds in digital effects for any Indian film. The production values are rich and the introductory visuals catch your attention. (more)

Source: Tushar Joshi, DNA

2.50

Needed to be full-fledged live action film

Rajinikanth was recreated to near perfection. Of course, there were certain issues with some of his physical features, but he looked overall satisfying. Most importantly, his mannerisms were intact in the animated format and that was one of the highlights of the film and it certainly gave audiences ...(more)

Source: Subash K jha, IANS

BO Report World Wide

Country 2nd Weekend 3rd Weekend Opening Day Opening Weekend
USA ($) 177077.00 --- 102402.00 436165.00
Australia (A$) 30887.00 --- --- 119597.00
Malaysia (MYR) 353760.00 84201.00 --- 505821.00
U.A.E & G.C.C (AED) --- --- --- 1112000.00
UK (€ ) --- --- --- 85354.00

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Engo Poguthu Vaanam” Vairamuthu S P Balasubramaniam Listen
2 “Medhuvagathan” Valee S.P.Balasubramaniam,Sadhana Sargam Listen
3 “Maatram Ondru Thaan Maaradhadhu” Vairamuthu Rajinikanth , Haricharan, Jathi by Uma Shankar Listen
4 “Manapennin Sathiyam” Vairamuthu Latha Rajinikanth Listen
5 “Idhayam” Vairamuthu Srinivas, Chinmayi Listen
6 “Engal Kochadaiiyaan” Vairamuthu Kochadayan Ensemble Listen
7 “Manamaganin Sathyam” Vairamuthu Haricharan Listen
8 “Rana's Dream” London Sessions Orchestra
9 “Karma Veeran” Vairamuthu A.R Rahman, A.R Rihanah Listen