Rajinikanth and Akshay starrer ‘2.0’ finally has a release date
The much-awaited release date for Rajinikanth starrer ‘2.0’ has been finally announced. Though the shoot of the project concluded in October 2017, the release of the film was being delayed due to the post-production work. As the movie is high on VFX, the work has been undertaken by ‘Tau Films’, the company that worked on the magnum opus ‘Baahubali‘ and its sequel. Now as the post-production work is wrapped up the makers have revealed the release date of the magnum opus.
Taking to Twitter superstar Akshay Kumar shared the news and wrote, “Get ready for the ultimate clash, #2Point0 on 29th November 2018!”
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 10, 2018
‘2.0’ director Shankar too took to Twitter on Tuesday evening to announce the release date. He wrote, “Hi everyone. At last the VFX companies promised the final delivery date of the VFX shots. The movie will release on Nov 29th, 2018. #2Point0”
‘2.0’ is a sequel to Rajinikanth’s 2010 blockbuster ‘Enthiran’. It is made on a huge budget of Rs. 450 crores, thus making it the costliest Indian film to date.
As reported by Indian Express, the broadcast rights of the film have already been bagged by Zee group for an astronomical price of Rs 110 crore. It is the highest price ever paid for the satellite rights of a regional film.
The film is being produced by Lyca Productions. In the movie, Thalaivaa will be seen depicting the role of Dr.Vaseegaran and Chitti – the Robot. Bollywood superstar Akshay will play the evil scientist Dr.Richard. Besides these two superstars, Amy Jackson will also be seen in an important role. The film also features Sudhanshu Pandey, Adil Hussain, Kalabhavan Shajohn, and Riyaz Khan. The music has been composed by Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman .