Shankar’s Indian 2 put on hold; filmmaker to begin shooting for Ram Charan’s RC 15 from June?
Ram Charan is collaborating with director Shankar and it has been confirmed by the former. The film is tentatively titled RC 15. Dil Raju also announced that his upcoming production will be directed by Shankar and would star Ram Charan in the lead. It will be Ram Charan’s 15th feature film and Dil Raju’s production house will mark 50 film celebration with it. Well, nothing much about the film has been revealed yet.
As per a report in Pinkvilla, the film is currently in the scripting and pre-production stage and the makers are planning to take it on the floors in the month of June 2021.
Excited to be a part of Shankar Sir's cinematic brilliance produced by Raju garu and Shirish garu.
— Ram Charan (@AlwaysRamCharan) February 12, 2021
The source told the portal that the film is expected to have a lot of drama and powerful dialogues. “It’s Shankar at his best, exploring the zone that Ram Charan excels in. Expect a lot of drama, elevation scenes and powerful dialogues from this combo. Charan is all excited to collaborate with Shankar for the first time,” the source said.
Talking about Shankar’s Indian 2 that has Kamal Haasan, the shoot has been on hold currently. The source said that a major chunk of Indian 2 has already been shot with the international prosthetic and VFX team and now around 65 days of shoot is still pending but the shoot has come to a halt due to multiple internal conflicts. “They have spent Rs 165 crore on the film so far, and the remaining 65 to 70 days of shoot requires another a bare minimum amount of Rs 60 crore, taking the total budget to Rs 225 crore plus,” said the source.
Till now, nothing has been confirmed about when the shoot will resume and the other actors of Indian 2 including director Shankar have also been working on different projects now. The source also said that Shankar is also in talks with Ranveer Singh for a film and it might go on floors after Ram Charan’s movie.