Kochadaiiyaan is the soundtrack album composed by A.R. Rahman to the 3D motion capture computer-animated Tamil film of the same name directed by Soundarya R. Ashwin. The original version as well as the dubbed Telugu version of the soundtrack (titled Vikramasimha) was released on 9 March 2014. The Hindi version was released online on Eros Now on March 13, 2014. Upon its release, the soundtrack became the first Tamil film music album to trend on Twitter and top the iTunes India charts.
The Tamil and Telugu versions of the soundtrack received generally positive reviews, while the Hindi version received mixed reviews. Music Aloud rated the album 9 on a scale of 10 asserting, “Easily one of the best soundtracks that A R Rahman has produced for the Superstar!”
Behindwoods gave the verdict, “Mozart of Madras’ show of magnificence and mastery.” They also gave it 4 out of 5 stars. Indiaglitz noted, “Given that ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ is a graphic entertainer, this music will well suit the screenplay, and is also a soothing album independently.” They rated the album 3.7 out of 5.