2.0 is a much awaited star-studded movie with a combination of superstar Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar. The movie was earlier scheduled to release on Diwali however, due to special effects work it is now scheduled to release in January 2018.
Raju Mahalinga, Creative Head of Lyca Productions tweeted “Our most ambitious project, Shankar’s 2.0, shifts to 25 January, 2018. It moves from earlier Diwali release to achieve world class standards in VFX,”
Akshay Kumar will be debuting in the Tamil film industry as he will be a villainous role of Dr. Richard, a scientist along with Rajinikanth reprising his fans with the dual roles of Dr Vaseegaran and Chitti, the robot. The estimated budget for the movie is 450 crore and the film as already recovered 110 crore through satellite rights.