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'Robot' to kick start from August 10

'Robot' to kick start from August 10
IndiaGlitz [Monday, August 04, 2008]

Actor Rajinikanth offered special prayers at Tirupathy Sri Venkatachalapathy temple on Sunday for the success of 'Kuselan' and its Telugu version 'Kathanayukudu'.

Speaking to reporters after offering his prayers, Rajinikanth chose not to speak about the controversy involving his regret over the speech made by him during the Hogenakkal protest.

He said that he was happy with the phenomenal opening for 'Kuselan' and 'Kathanayakudu'.

Thanking his fans for the success, he said that he would commence shooting for 'Robot', which is to be directed by Shankar, from the 10th of August. The shooting would kick start in the USA.

Asked whether Aishwarya Rai would be part of the song, he said, “It is for the director to decide”.

The movie has musical score by A R Rahman. Meanwhile his full-length animated movie 'Sultan - The Warrior' is shaping up fast.


Flash back :

Ayngaran International and Eros Multimedia have made an official announcement with a joint statement-

Ayngaran International and Eros Multimedia are happy to announce that Super Star Rajnikanth and Showman of Indian Cinema Shankar along with the Mozart of Music A. R. Rahman are coming together once again after the success of Sivaji in our new film titled Robot. It will be a grand and entertaining film ever made in Indian cinema and will be produced in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and other languages. It will be a high-tech film with state of art technology. Director Shankar is at the moment finalizing all the other technicians for the film which will be announced shortly.

Eros International is an established global player in the fast-growing Indian media and entertainment arena and produces and commissions films like studios and distributes and exploits films across formats globally via cinemas, home entertainment, television formats and new media. It has built a successful business model around the release of 30 new films every year and has film library containing more than 1,300 titles, making it one of the largest content owners in the business.

Eros has the film distribution rights for the best Indian films like “Devdas“, “Om Shanti Om“, “Munna bhai MBBS“, “Partner” and many others. Global Distribution, Motion Pictures, Music, Home Entertainment, e-Television, New Media and Animation are the main Strategic Business Units of Eros. Currently almost 70 films are being produced and co-produced in Hindi with leading artists such as Shahrukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan.

Ayngaran has been the pioneers in Tamil Film Distribution in theatrical and home video formats in the International Market. The History of Ayngaran business dates back to 1987 when it had the vision to acquire the International Rights across formats of many Tamil films that became blockbusters.

The Ayngaran library has over 1500 films including Blockbuster films like “Shivaji”, “Padayappa“, “Chandramukhi“, “Mudhalvan“, “Indian“, “Jeans“, “Boys“, “Pokkiri“, “Gilly“, “Sivakasi“, “Kadalukku Mariyadhai“, “Alaipayuthey“, “Kandukondain Kandukondain“, “Kannathil Muthamittal” and “Billa 2007” amongst others.

K. Karunamoorthy, Chairman, Ayngaran International.

Kishore Lulla, Chairman, Eros Multimedia.

The much-awaited animation film ‘Sultan’ by Rajinikanth’s daughter, Soundarya, is also expected to hit cinemas in 2008.

Rajinikanth's Noble Gesture And CLARIFICATION

[Sunday, August 03, 2008]

An event was organized on the 2nd of August by superstar Rajinikanth to give financial aid to the technicians who worked in the film 'Kuselan'. The superstar also announced that he would continue this contribution for the other two movies he is working in. Soundarya Rajinikanth's animation flick 'Sultan – the warrior' and Shankar's 'Robot'.

Rajinikanth has been in the news for his comments during a protest meet over the Hognekkal issue and his subsequent 'regret speech' to the press recently.

Rajinikanth's mentor and director K. Balachander made a well prepared speech defending the superstar by saying that it was an interview to the press that highlighted the regret that Rajinikanth has and was not an apology. He also urged the film fraternity not to build walls within the industry and called upon everybody to be united.

Rajinikanth on his part said, 'if I had mentioned that we should kick those indulging in violence very clearly, all this would never have cropped up. This is a lesson I have learnt'. He also emphasized that we all make mistakes and learn from them. Director P. Vasu, Pyramid Swaminathan and P. T. Vijayakumar were also present on the occasion.

Super Special 'Kuselan' Show For Kids

 [Friday, August 01, 2008]
Woodlands Theater in Chennai was brimming with scores of school children who were accorded a special show of superstar Rajinikanth’s ‘Kuselan’. The show was organized by GET LIFE, an organization that helps children in need. Politician Kanimozhi is associated with this organization.

The director of the film ‘Kuselan’ P. Vasu, Swaminathan of Pyramid Saimira, Aravind Krishna, cinematographer and Kanimozhi accompanied the children.

It was a day to remember for the children who were filled with ecstatic joy to be watching the first day, first show of a Rajini film.

1 Response to "'Robot' to kick start from August 10"
Rajesh said :
17 May 2009 at 18:44
Robot will be a super hit.
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