On the first day, '2.0' grossed around Rs 84 crores worldwide at the box office.

20 earns over Rs 150 crore in just two days
Flix Entertainment Saturday, December 01, 2018 - 17:15

Superstar Rajinikanth’s 2.0, the highly anticipated sequel to Shankar’s Enthiran, is crushing box-office records as it has set the cash registers on fire with a whopping over Rs 150 crore worldwide in just two days. On the first day, the film grossed around Rs 84 crores worldwide at the ticket window and trade pundits believe it’s a terrific start, considering the film released on a Thursday and during a non-festival weekend. On its second day, the film didn’t witness a major drop in its numbers and continued to rule at the box office, according to reliable trade sources. The film is believed to grossed around Rs 250 crore in its opening weekend worldwide.

2.0, which was released in Tamil, Hindi and Telugu, had the widest release for an Indian film in 10,500 screens. The movie marked the return of Rajinikanth as scientist Vaseegaran and Chitti robot. He was also seen playing the titular character 2.0, the reloaded version of Chitti. Akshay Kumar, who debuted in the role of an antagonist in southern cinema, was seen playing an ornithologist who, when loses his fight to telecom companies while trying to save birds from dying from the emission of mobile towers, uses the fifth force to wreak havoc and take revenge. Talking about his role at the trailer launch, Akshay said that it’d take him five-six hours to get ready to play his character. “It’d take me 4 hours to put on the makeup and another hour and a half to take it off.”

The film also features Amy Jackson as Nila, a humanoid robot who works as an assistant to Vaseegaran. Apparently, 2.0 will soon have its release in China where the film will be dubbed it to Chinese. According to the industry grapevine, the film is likely to release during Chinese new year in China.

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