Director Shankar’s magnum opus 2.0 staring Rajinikanth in the lead will give special treat to its fans on the auspicious occasion of the Vinaya Chaviti festival. A video showcasing the glimpse of the film will be released tomorrow. Director Shankar tweeted, “Glimpses of what we’ve been upto …tomorrow 6pm #2point0.”
It is one of the costliest films made in India. Touted to be a science fiction thriller, the film has Bollywood star Akshay Kumar as its villain. Amy Jackson plays the leading lady. 2.0 is a sequel to Rajinikanth starrer Robo. The film is said to have been made on a whopping budget of Rs 450 Cr.
The last poster of the film was released in November 2016 and the film is said to hit the screens only in January 2018. However, the interest in the film is palpable and understandably so. Enthiran was a huge hit with Rajinikanth appearing in a double role playing a scientist and his creation a robot called Chitti. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan played his love interest with Bollywood veteran Danny Denzongpa having a significant role.
The news around the film over time has also been about its special effects, given that it will have a fair bit of it. The film’s music is AR Rahman and it will star a host of known Bollywood faces such as Amy Jackson, Sudhanshu Pandey and Adil Hussain. The film has been bankrolled by Lyca Production at an estimated budget of Rs 450 crores.