Rajinikanth has played both the hero and villain role in Robo movie. Now the sequel for the film titled ‘2.0’ with a caption sequel to Robo has started it’s shooting today. Several rumours have spread regarding another important role in the film. Aamir and Arnold Schwaznegger names have been considered but as per the official release Akshay Kumar has been roped in to play an equally important role in the film.
Amy Jackson is playing the lead heroine in the film. Lyca Productions are producing this film and the budget is 400 crores. This is the highest budget ever in the history of Indian Cinema. A R Rahman will compose the music for 2.0 and Srinivas Mohan will take care of VFX. The film is going to be shot in 3D as well.
Top technicians from across the world have been roped in for this film. Legacy Effects from USA, the animatronics company which worked for films like Jurassic Park, Iron Man and Avengers have been signed for the film. Special costumes are being designed by Mary E Vogt who has done costumes for films like Tron and Watchmen 2.0. The team also consists of ‘Transformers’ fame action director Mr Kenny Bates and VFX fame by John Huges of Life Of Pi movie fame.
Over all this is going to be a super hyped movie. Director Shankar is making sure the film will be on par with Hollywood standards.