Amidst fitting fanfare, the first look of Shankar's "2.0" was revealed in Mumbai's Yash Raj Studios on Sunday.
"2.0" is the sequel to Shankar's "Enthiran" ("Robo" in Telugu and "Robot" in Hindi), and stars Rajinikanth as Chitti and Akshay Kumar as the villain. The film will feature music composed by Oscar winner AR Rahman and VFX by Walt Jones. Oscar winning sound designer and editor Resul Pookutty is also part of the crew.
The first look was unveiled by Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Shankar, AR Rahman and producer Subas Karan. Bollywood director and producer Karan Johar emceed the event which saw Thalaivar woo the audience with his witty replies.
Amy Jackson, who plays the female lead in "2.0" was also present. Even Salman Khan made an appearance just to meet Rajinikanth.
Check out these photos from the event:
(Photos by Digital Native)