The trailer launch of 2.0 was a grand event, which was held in Chennai, on Saturday, in the presence of the complete cast and crew.
Chennai: Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar have teamed up for the first time in director Shankar's science fiction 2.0, a movie that has the biggest-ever budget in the Indian cinema. The trailer was launched today in the presence of the complete cast and crew of the movie. The multilingual film is shot in Tamil and Hindi and has been dubbed in other languages, including Telugu and Malayalam.
The launch, which was held in Chennai, was also streamed live on various social media channels, and YouTube. During the launch, Rajinikanth, one of the leading characters of the movie, delivered a vote of thanks to the press, audience and everyone present at the trailer launch.
He also thanked his brother Sathyanarayana. This is the first film event that Sathyanarayana attended.
Addressing the non-Tamil media, Rajinikanth said, "It is nice to see media persons from across the country here under one roof. Take my word, it (2.0) is going to be a super-duper hit. My congratulations in advance to director Shankar and Subaskaran (producer)."
The superstar claimed that he is confident about its success not because of Rs 600 crore investment, not because people have put in so much of hard work and not because there is a big cast. He said that the movie has everything to be a good entertainer with a message that technology is destroying the minds.
On the other hand, Akshay Kumar talked about his fitness and also thanked the makers.
He said that his father taught him to treat his body like a temple and he enjoyed being fit. Akshay Kumar said that he wakes up every day at 4 am and it has been his routine since childhood. Akki addrd that his father was in the army and this discipline came naturally to him.
Akshay also spoke in Tamil and requested people to forgive him if his pronunciation went wrong. He thanked Rajinikanth, Shankar, the producer and the entire team. "I am so honoured to be here, I cannot express my feeling watching everything," he said.
Director Shankar assured the audience that Rajinikanth will be seen as Vaseegaran, Chitti, 2.0. Giant Chitti and claimed that there are a lot of surprises in store.
Amy Jackson, who was also in the event, claimed that it was a privilege to be part of the project and she had a great experience. It was a dream to be working on the project.
The trailer recived some great reviews. It has some amazing, jaw-dropping VFX and an intense tug-of-war that will keep you at the edge of the seat. It is a visual treat for all Rajini and Akki's fans.
Produced under the banner of Lyca Productions, the film also stars Amy Jackson, Adil Hussain and Sudhanshu Pandey in pivotal roles. The film is being helmed by S Shankar and the film is all set to release on November 29.
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