Zee Network Nails Satellite Rights Of Rajinikanth’s 2.o
Zee Network nails satellite rights of Rajinikanth’s 2.o at Rs.110 crores, revealed a source. Rajnikanth’s magnum opus ‘2.o’ is being made in 3 languages and also stars Akshay Kumar in the role of an antagonist. This movie marks the debut of Akshay Kumar in the Tamil industry.
Akshay essays the role of a scientist named, Dr. Richard an ornithologist who turns into a crow as a result of a wrong experiment. A sequel to Rajinikanth’s 2010 blockbuster “Enthiran”, this movie also stars Amy Jackson as a robot, Sudhanshu Pandey as Danny Denzongpa’s son aka Junior Bohra and Adil Hussain. Rajnikanth will be again essaying the role of Dr. Vaseegaran and Chitti the robot.
Raju Mahalingam, COO of Lyca Productions, the producer of the film, tweeted, “It’s true Lyca Productions gets a partner in Zee for our mega opus ‘2.o’ Satellite.” According to a report, the movie is wrapping up. A few shots and a song needs to be completed.
Filmmaker Karan Johar hosted an event for the launch of the movie in Mumbai last year. In the event, a few screen grabs of the movie was shown. Salman Khan, later joined the cast and the crew for the first look launch of the movie.
2.0 is the first film, where Akshay and Rajinikanth are sharing the screen together. The Rs 450-crore film will simultaneously release in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi this Diwali. The film which will be released in 3D, boasts of using advance technologies of international standards for its stunts and action sequences. The makers of the movie also claim that it will be the first time that a movie has been made with such advanced technologies.