Robot 2: Will Rajinikanth be playing triple roles in Shankar's magnum opus?

Speed News Desk | First published: 1 November 2016, 17:45 IST
Rajinikanth (File photo)
Rajinikanth (File photo)

The shooting of the much-awaited Tamil film Robot: 2.0 is nearing completion. Directed by Shankar, the film stars Tamil megastar Rajinikanth as the main lead and Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar as the main antagonist of the film.

Produced by Subaskaran Allirajah, chairman and founder of Lyca Mobile/Productions, 2.0 will be one of the most expensive Indian films ever as the makers have confirmed that it will be a Rs 350 crore project. The makers also roped in renowned Hollywood action director Kenny Bates, who choreographed actions in films like Die Hard, Pearl Harbor, and Transformers.

And as per Tamil media reports, the Thalaivar fans have all the reasons to rejoice as the superstar will be donning three characters in the sequel to 2010 blockbuster, Enthiran (Robot). Reportedly, Rajinikanth will be seen as scientist Dr. Vaseegaran and two different robots in the film including the popular character, Chitti.

Robot 2 stars Amy Jackson as the female lead. The music has been composed by Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman. The first look of the film is slated to be revealed on 20 November in Mumbai.

First published: 1 November 2016, 17:45 IST