Rajinikanth wanted to play Akshay Kumar’s role in ‘2.0’

The first look of Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer ’2.0’ was released yesterday. With the first look launch itself the film has created a great buzz, and the moviegoers can’t wait to experience the movie on the big screen.

At the event Rajinikanth revealed that if he had a choice, he would have played Akshay Kumar’s role. Rajini said, “I am telling you the truth, in ‘Robot 2.0’, Rajinikanth is not the hero, Akshay Kumar is. I was not given choice. If they had given choice, i would have selected that character. But hats off to Akshay Kumar. He has worked so hard and you will see that on the screen. Brilliant character, brilliant role, I am telling you the whole country will applaud for Akshay Kumar after the picture releases.”

The superstar also stated that working with Shankar is difficult considering he’s a perfectionist. He said, “To work with Shankar is difficult. He’s a perfectionist. That’s why he’s still in the industry for the last 25 years. One of the top directors in the country. This picture is 3D. it’s a very different experience when I see myself on screen.”

’2.0’ which also stars Amy Jackson releases on Diwali next year.