>> Sep 11, 2008
Director Shankar, the ultimate showman of Kollywood, who usually keeps everything about his movies under wraps before their release, has given the media a pleasant shock by releasing the posters of his magnum opus, ‘Endhiran-The Robot’, officially. The poster shows Rajnikanth in a robot get- up, kissing a rose.
It has Rajnikanth and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead and has a big gang of technical experts from Hollywood to give a sci-fi touch to 'Endhiran'. There is already a lot of hype about the film.
Produced by Ayngaran Internationals and Eros, commenced on Monday in U.S., with Shankar and team canning a song sequence featuring Rajni and Aishwarya Rai.
The film alco invoves a lot of top-notch professionals from Kollywood too.
Cinematography is by R.Ratnavelu, while art by Sabu Cyril. Editing by the famous Antony, choreo by Raju Sundaram. Costume design by Manish Malhotra. The lyrics are penned by Vairamuthu and Pa. Vijay. A.R.Rahman joins hands with Shankar again for 'Endhiran' after the stupendous success of 'Shivaji'.
The badhshaws from the Hollywood includes Mary E Vogt, who designed scientific outfits for each character in Men in Black (MIB), Batman Returns, Inspector Gadget etc, is to design the Robot's outfits. On the other hand, Stan Winston Studio (USA) who did animatronics for Predator, Jurassic Park, Pearl Harbour, Iron Man, Terminator and I-Robot, will do the same for Endhiran. Yuen Woo Ping, who handled stunt for Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Matrix and Kill Bill, will also be working for the film.
Expectations are high for the film... The million dollar question is Will it stand to its hype?!