Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone
will attend the audio launch of superstar Rajnikanth's
Tamil period-drama Kochadaiiyaan
on Sunday 9th in Chennai.
Deepika essays the role of Princess Vadhana in the film, which is directed by Rajnikanth's daughter Soundarya Rajnikanth Ashwin.
"(I'm) very happy (that) Deepika Padukone, our princess Vadhana, will be in Chennai for the audio launch," posted Soundarya on her Twitter page.
Besides Deepika, Shah Rukh Khan will also be present at the event.
Kochadaiiyaan, which is supposedly India's first motion capture photo-realistic animated film, features Deepika, Jackie Shroff, R Sarath Kumar, Aadi Pinisetty and Shobana in important roles.
Touted to be made along the lines of Hollywood films Avatar and Tintin, the film is jointly produced by Eros International and Media One Global Entertainment.
The film is slated to release in cinemas April 11.