After working with Rajinikanth, Akshay to now play a negative role in Kamal Haasan’s ‘Indian 2’?
After playing an antagonist in Rajinikanth starrer ‘2.0’, Akshay Kumar will be seen playing a negative role in the sequel of the film titled ‘Indian’ opposite Kamal Haasan. If a DNA report is anything to go by, Akshay might be collaborating for the second time with film director Shankar in ‘Indian 2’ after ‘2.0’. Notably, the big budget film is a sequel of 1994 film ‘Indian’. The makers of the film have recently released the poster.
According to reports, the makers had first approached Ajay Devgn for the role but Ajay did not come on board. A source told DNA, “Both, Ajay and Kamal were keen to collaborate on this film. However, for various reasons, including his prior commitments, Ajay couldn’t come on board.”
Meanwhile, Akshay and Shankar became close while shooting for ‘2.0’ and wanted to work together in the future too. Talking about Kamal Haasan, for his extraordinary performance in the film ‘Indian’, Kamal Haasan was given a National Film Award in the Best Actor category in 1996. More than two decades later, the sequel of the film is all set to go on floors on January 18 this year.
— Shankar Shanmugham (@shankarshanmugh) January 14, 2019
On the occasion of Pongal, the film director Shankar took to Twitter and shared the first look of Kamal Haasan from the film. In the poster, Kamal can be seen in Senapathy’s look and is doing the iconic gesture by which he attacked people in the 1996 film.
Shankar’s last film ‘2.0’ was released on November 29 last year. It is the costliest Indian film ever made. The Hindi version of the film turned out to be a blockbuster at the box-office. The film has reportedly made a collection of more than Rs. 190 crore.
Are you looking forward to see Akki and Kamal Haasan together?