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Akshay Kumar plays villain in Rajinikanth's 2.0 - SEQUEL OF ROBOT



December 17, 2015 9:45:27 AM IST
By Glamsham Editorial
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Awesome!!. Probably this could be the biggest casting coup seen in recent times. Finally it will B-town action king Akshay Kumar to play the villain in south superstar Rajinikanth sequel to ROBOT.

AKSHAY KUMAR AND RAJINIKANTH
AKSHAY KUMAR AND RAJINIKANTH


Akshay Kumar shared with great excitement on his social media account saying, “Ending the year on a high note! Super excited to be a part of Robot 2 with the one & only @superstarrajini sir!”

This puts an end to all the speculations that ranged from Hollywood action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger to B-town hunk Hrithik Roshan to Neil Nitin Mukesh.Titled 2.0- SEQUEL OF ROBOT the movie had a simple mahurat shot due to the Chennai floods. Otherwise the makers of this 400 crore 3D adventure - yes you read it right Lyca Group had planned a mega event to announce this mega project that stars Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson.

Akshay who was tight lipped about the film was spotted on the sets, chatting with Rajinikanth and the entire 2.0 team. Superstar Rajinikanth and the leading lady Amy Jackson were shooting for the film when Akshay and Chairman of Lyca Group Subas Karan, Oscar Award winning music director AR Rahman and others joined the crew consisting of cinematographer Nirav Shah, art director Muthuraj, VFX supervisor Srinvas Mohan on the first day of the shoot.

The movie is being shot in 3D made with top technicians from all over the globe making it a complete world class film. Legacy Effects from USA, the world's No.1 Animatronics company who worked on movies like Jurassic Park, Iron Man, Avengers and others has been signed in for this movie. Special costumes are being designed by Mary.E.Vogt (Quantm Effects) who has done famous costumes for Troy, Transformers fame action director Kenny Bates will be supervising the stunts whereas the VFX work will be done by John Huges, Walk from Taufilms who have previously worked for Life of Pi.

Directed by Shankar 2.0 – SEQUEL OF ROBOT will also feature the Oscar winning team of A.R. Rahman and Resul Pookutty.

This is BIG. Wishing all the very best to Akshay, Thalaivar, Shankar and team ROBOT.

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