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Superstar Rajinikanth and Sensational Director Shankar’s much-awaited film ‘2.0’ which is a sequel to the earlier blockbuster hit ‘Robot’ is going into deep troubles. The entire shooting of the film completed long ago and currently, CG works (Computer Graphics) are undergoing.
It is known that makers organized grand audio launch at Dubai along and hinted the film will hit big screens on January, 26th, 2018. Later it pushed to April, 13th release as Tamil New Year Special. But then they announced the film will not release in summer. The makers have not yet released the First Look Teaser. Recently Shankar has revealed that the CG Work delay is holding up the teaser release. Again the news has come out that it will release in October 2018.
But now shocking news has come out that 2.0 may not release in this year (in 2018). Things are not going wrong with the film and the hurdles are still haunting the film. Bollywood media reported that director Shankar recently got to know that American digital company which was taking care of ‘2.0’ CG works is into deep financial troubles.
The American firm also declared that VFX works of the film was goofed up and declared itself as bankrupt. With many issues related to VFX and post-production works, Shankar needs to kick start VFX works from start itself. This indirectly hints that the film will definitely postpone its release again and it may not possible to see the limelight in 2018.
The movie budget has already, crossed more than Rs.400 Crores and is costliest in Indian Cinema and this VFX works issue may add some more burdens to the production house and increase the film budget even more.
British Beauty Amy Jackson is romancing the Superstar. Oscar Awardee AR Rahman is composing music for the film. Buzz is that Rajinikanth will be seen in a Triple role in the film even though it is not officially confirmed. ‘2.0’ will be high on action, sources within the movie team tell us. Buzz is that 20 Hollywood Stunt Masters are part of the film and they include big names like Kenny Bayes, Dermot Brogan, Steve Griffin, Travis Wong etc. Watch this space for more updates.