Rajinikanth–Akshay Kumar–Amy Jackson starrer 2.0, sequel to Enthiraan, is slated to release on January 25, 2018. It is touted to be the biggest movie of the year and is expected to begin 2018 with a bang. Not only is it a Rajinikanth movie, but it will also have Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar making his Kollywood debut. Many trade analysts are already forecasting it to surpass Baahubali as far as its Box Office Collections are concerned. Well, although there is still little over two months left for the film to hit the theatres, countdown for it has begun with makers piquing the interest of the audiences with their marketing strategies. Whether it was the unveiling of the posters, the ‘making of the film’ videos or letting go of huge balloons in the air (with Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar’s faces on it)—the makers have done it all and needless to say we’re intrigued.Also Read - Into The Wild With Bear Grylls: Ajay Devgn To Go On Adventurous Ride With The Host | Deets Inside
Today, is the audio launch of the film and it is being touted to be the biggest event of the year. The event will be held at Dubai’s Burj Park and is expected to be a grand event with people flying down from different parts of the world to witness it. Well, we’re sure not many of you know what’s in store today and so we bring you 5 things that one can expect at the grand audio launch event. Also Read - PM Modi Extends His Condolences To Akshay Kumar In Emotional Letter After His Mother Passes Away | Read Here
# This is the first time and also the first film to have a grand audio launch at the Burj Park in Dubai. Prior permission was required from the Dubai Government to conduct the event at such a huge scale and needless to say they gave their consent for the same. Also Read - Shilpa Shetty Visits Akshay Kumar And Twinkle Khanna to Offer Condolence After His Mother's Death - Photos
# The event will also have the Oscar winning composer/ singer AR Rahman (who has composed the music of the film as well), perform the songs live with not less than 125 symphony musicians in attendance.
#The Bosco dance group will perform as well in tribute of Thalaiva, Shankar and Rahman.
#Almost 12,000 free passes have been given for this event. The King of Dubai is also expected to grace the event. 2.0 audio release event was reportedly sold out as soon as the organisers opened the counters. Reports state that a VIP table at the event was worth Rs 6 lakh and apparently wealthy fans had no problems in paying so much to be part of the celebrated event
# The event will also have LED screens put up at shopping malls in Dubai for the live telecast, costing a whopping amount of Rs 2 crore.
Director Shankar and Rajinikanth have united for the third time for this film, which has apparently been made on a budget of 400 crore. Despite most of motion picture portion already completed, it was decided by the makers to push the release date further to make sure high quality VFX output is incorporated. The film is expected to have a tri-lingual release–Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Currently, not less than 15 studios from different parts of the world are simultaneously working on different parts of the film. Apart from Rajinikanth as Chitti and Dr Vaseegaran, the film will star Akshay Kumar as the lead antagonist along with Adil Hussain and Sudhanshu Pandey. The grand audio launch event today will be followed by a teaser in November and finally the trailer in December. How excited are you? Let us know in the comments’ section below.