Rajinikanth’s 2.0 crushes another SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2 record

Shankar’s directorial venture 2.0, starring Superstar  Rajinikanth, Amy Jackson and Akshay Kumar, is touted to be India’s most expensive film, and the second costliest in Asia. The film is made at a whopping budget of about Rs 400 Cr using the state-of-the-art technology

Kollywood grapevine is abuzz that the Kerala theatrical rights of  upcoming sci-fi drama ‘2.0’ have been acquired  by a leading distribution firm for a whopping Rs 16 Cr. This is the highest ever price offered for a non-Malayalam film and it has crushed  the record of SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali as  it’s right fetched Rs 10.5 Cr.

2.0 marks the acting debut of Akshay Kumar  in the south film industry. It also stars  Sudhanshu Pandey and Adil Hussain in important roles. The film, which is bankrolled by Lyca Productions, is slated  to hit the theaters on 27th April 2018. Academy Award-winning composer AR Rahman  has composed the music.