The 61-year-old was out of action in 2011 when he developed health problems and was flown to Singapore for treatment.
Kochadaiyaan will also be released in Hindi, Malayalam, Japanese, Telugu and English. Deepika might dub for the Tamil version.
"As for Japanese or Telugu, I don't know these languages. The idea is to make this a big international film coming from India. It isn't only a Tamil language film," she said.