"There are heroes... There are superheroes... But there is only one — Rajinikanth.
And the Thalaivaa, as he is better known by his fans, is back with the first teaser of his Tamil period drama Kochadaiiyaan.
The 1.14-minute video has been watched by 354,533 people and has garnered over 5,000 likes on the YouTube within just 24 hours of its release.
Being made on a budget of over Rs100 crore, Kochadaiiyaan is touted to be India's first motion capture technology film being made on lines of Hollywood films like Avatar and Tin Tin.
The teaser gives a sneak peek into the film's premise without revealing anything about the plot. However, it's Rajinikanth's double avatar that demands your attention.
The film also boasts of big names like Deepika Padukone,, Jackie Shroff, Sarath Kumar, Shobana, Aadi Pinisetty and Nassar in important roles.
Kochadaiiyaan is directed by Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya R Ashwin and is jointly produced by Eros International and Media One Global Entertainment.
The soundtrack and background score of the film has been composed by AR Rahman and the music will be released in October 2013.
It will be dubbed and simultaneously released in Telugu as Vikrama Simha, Malayalam and English, and will also be released in Hindi and Japanese.
Watch the trailer here: