Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar‘s sci fi film, 2.0, is perhaps one of the most anticipated films of the year. Everything about the film has already been delayed and fans have been waiting with bated breath to catch a glimpse of the film. Well, if rumours are to be believed, the magnum opus’ teaser is all set to be launched during the finals of IPL 2018, which is slated to release on May 27th 7pm onwards.
In March, a rough cut of the 2.0 teaser, reportedly shot from a mobile phone, made its was online. The video was a little over a minute long and brought with it a lot of furore from the fans and people related to the film. The film, that also stars Amy Jackson, is made on a huge budget of Rs 400 crore and is currently in the post production stage. First, the film was slated for release on Diwali last year. However, given that the VFX required more time, it was postponed. If reports are to be believed, as many as 11 VFX studios around the globe are busy working on the film. There is still no clarity on the film’s release date. 2.0 is the third collaboration of filmmaker Shankar and Rajinikanth after Enthiran and Sivaji.
Bankrolled by A Subhaskaran under his banner Lyca Productions the film has Rajinikanth return as Dr Vaseegaran and Chitti. Akshay plays a scientist in the film who turns into a bird-man after an experiment goes awry. This will be his first Tamil film and we will see him play an antagonist. The film also stars Adil Hussain and Sudhanshu Pandey in vital roles. Composed by AR Rahman, the film’s music was launch in Dubai in October last year and it was quite a grand event. 2.0 is touted to be Asia’s costliest venture, which will also be simultaneously released in Hindi and Telugu.