The film’s release has been postponed on a couple of occasions in the past and it has happened one more time.

20 release date deferred yet again
Flix Kollywood Thursday, February 01, 2018 - 14:08

Going by the reports doing rounds, the Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 may not release on April 27th. The film’s release has been postponed on a couple of occasions in the past and it has happened one more time. According to sources in the know, the VFX work of this magnum opus has been allotted to various studios across the globe and it will take longer than anticipated following which, the film’s release stands postponed.

Reports from the trade circles are that 2.0’s new release date could be set around the Independence Day weekend in August this year. However, there is no official confirmation on this yet.

The shoot was wrapped up months ago and the post-production is going on in full swing. Wishing  fans a Happy Republic Day, director Shankar gave an update on the teaser release. He wrote on Twitter, "The teaser work of 2.0 is going in full swing at Mobscene, LA. It involves a lot of CG, so once it is done the teaser will be released."

Directed by ace director S Shankar, it is the sequel to the 2010 hit movie Endhiran. The film is bankrolled by A Subhaskaran under his banner Lyca Productions. Made on a budget of around Rs. 450 crores, it has a bevy of stars in the cast including Amy Jackson as the heroine and Akshay Kumar as the villain.

The film has a strong technical crew with the Oscar winning music composer AR Rahman composing the tunes, Nirav Shah cranking the camera and Anthony editing it. 2.0 is a bilingual made in Hindi and Tamil simultaneously and its Telugu dubbed version will be out at the theatres along with the originals. A sci-fi film just as its prequel, it will have some gravity defying stunts as well.

With the release date being postponed, the Superstar’s fans will now have to wait for the release of Kaala which was supposed to be out in the theatres only after 2.0’s release. Kaala, directed by Pa Ranjith, is produced by Rajini’s son-in-law and actor Dhanush under his banner Wunderbar Films, which was planned for Diwali 2018.

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