Shahrukh Khan and Rajinikanth to bond at Kochadaiiyaan music launch

Chennai, March 7: Bollywood Baadshah Shahrukh Khan will grace the audio launch of superstar Rajinikanth’s Tamil period-drama Kochadaiiyaan here on March 9.

“Shahrukh Khan has agreed to attend the audio launch on Sunday. When Soundarya Ashwin Rajinikanth called and requested him to be present at the event, he instantly agreed. He said that it’s like his own film and he’ll be there,” Rajinikanth’s manager told IANS. SRK’s spokesperson confirmed his presence.

Kochadaiiyaan, which is supposedly India’s first motion capture photo-realistic animated film, is directed by Rajinikanth’s daughter Soundarya. The film also features Deepika Padukone, Jackie Shroff, R. Sarath Kumar, Aadi Pinisetty and Shobana in important roles.

Touted to be made along the lines of Hollywood films Avatar and The Adventures of Tin Tin, the film is jointly produced by Eros International and Media One Global Entertainment.