'Kochadaiiyaan' Curtain Raiser Event: Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai, Amitabh Bachchan, Other Celebrities Attend [PHOTOS]

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By sangeetha seshagiri | March 31, 2014 5:51 PM EST

Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth
Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth

It was raining celebrities at the curtain raiser event of Rajinikanth's upcoming film "Kochadaiiyaan" in Mumbai. [Also Read: Rajinikanth to Romance Two Beauties in KS Ravikumar Film?]

The event, which was held at Cinemax, Mumbai, witnessed the presence of some of the industry's popular celebrities including Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan, Shekar Kapur, R Balki, Anupam Kher, Ramesh Sippy, Subash Ghai, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Resul Pookutty, Jaya Bachchan and Kajol among others.

Rajinikanth's wife Latha and daughter Soundarya, who is making her directorial debut with "Kochadaiiyaan," were also present at the occasion.

The film's Hindi version trailer was launched by Amitabh. While speaking at the event, the actor lauded Soundarya's efforts for making India's first motion capture film. The actor further said that in this 100th year of Indian cinema, history will be talking about this, saying it will be before "Kochadaiiyaan" and after "Kochadaiiyaan."

Superstar Rajinikanth thanked the film's producers Eros International and Mediaone Global Entertainment for taking up the project. He also thanked music composer AR Rahman for providing wonderful music to "Kochadaiiyaan."

Following the event, a few celebrities who attended the event took to Twitter and appreciated Soundarya's work in "Kochadaiiyaan."

Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, "Back from the launch of 'KOCHADAIIYAN' Rajnikanth's motion capture technology film , made directed by his daughter .. INCREDIBLE !!."

"A woman has shown what man could not .. KOCHADAIIYAN film of Rajnikanth directed by daughter Soundarya .. first motion capture film."

"Women Empowerment !! India can boast of this achievement, despite the social lacunae that still exists .. KOCHADAIIYAN by Soundarya"

Actor Anupam Kher tweeted, "Kochadaiiyan is directed by Soundarya Rajnikant. This film will be a Game Changer in Indian Cinema. Take a bow. Rajni my friend BRAVO.:)"

Designer Neeta Lulla tweeted, "Congratulations @sound_a_rajini on creating a revolution in the technology of film making on the Indian screen-brilliant work!!-God bless."

Director Shekar Kapur tweeted, "Rajnikant's daughter Saundarya has done what seemed impossible. She has made #Kochadaiiyaan in a technology that has immortalized her father."

Check below pictures of celebrities attending the "Kochadaiiyaan" curtain raiser event

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth at
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth at "Kochadaiiyaan" curtain raiser event
Aishwarya Rai, her mother Vrinda Rai, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai, her mother Vrinda Rai, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan
Kajol
Kajol
Latha Rajinikanth and daughter Soundarya
Latha Rajinikanth and daughter Soundarya
Subhash Ghai, Rajinikanth and Anupam Kher
Subhash Ghai, Rajinikanth and Anupam Kher
Ramesh Sippy
Ramesh Sippy

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth at "Kochadaiiyaan" curtain raiser event
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Aishwarya Rai, her mother Vrinda Rai, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan
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Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth
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Kajol
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Latha Rajinikanth and daughter Soundarya
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Subhash Ghai, Rajinikanth and Anupam Kher
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Ramesh Sippy
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