The makers of superstar Rajinikanth's much-awaited 2.0 have released a sneak peak into the making teaser of the movie on Friday. Directed by maverick director Shankar, this film is the sequel of 2010 Tamil blockbuster Enthiran.
The shooting of the film is going on at a brisk pace already. Shankar and his team are now working round the clock to wrap up the film without further delay.
Akshay Kumar plays the prime antagonist in the film, While Rajinikanth returns as scientist Vaseegaran, Akshay will be seen playing an eccentric scientist called Richard.
Bankrolled by Lyca Productions, the film is made on a budget of Rs 350 crores, making it one of the costliest films in recent times. The film will be simultaneously released in Hindi and Telugu, apart from Tamil.
Recently, the makers struck a mega deal. Satellite-television rights of the trilingual sci-fi thriller have been acquired by Zee for Rs 110 crore — said to be the biggest TV deal in Bollywood history. The Tamil, Telugu and Hindi satellite rights will be with the channel for 15 years.
The film has music by Academy Award winner AR Rahman. Supposed to be released during Diwali, the film will now hit the screens on January 26 on the occasion of Republic Day.
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