Kamal Haasan is gearing up to commence work on director Shankar’s Indian 2, which will be bankrolled by Lyca Productions on a lavish budget.
Kollywood film Indian, which was released in 1996, was one of the biggest hits in Kamal Haasan's and director Shankar's career. It stood as a landmark film in Tamil cinema.
According to reports, Haasan flew in an expert trainer from the US to help him get into shape of his role in Indian 2. The first part of Indian had Kamal Haasan playing dual roles, father and son, and it is unclear if the same will continue in Indian 2 as well.
However, with the efforts the thespian is putting in for the role, it is indicative that fans might witness the same thing in Indian 2 as well.
Fans of Haasan are quite excited with the line-up of films the top star of Tamil cinema has currently. Besides Indian 2, Kamal Haasan recently announced the sequel to Thevar Magan, which will go on floors in 2019.
1996 release Indian was about corruption in society. In the movie, Kamal played a former freedom fighter as well as a corrupt transport department inspector in the plot. Sukanya and Manisha Koirala played the leading ladies in the film while Urmila Matondkar played a supporting role.
The music album of Indian was a hit and was composed by AR Rahman. Indian 2 will have Shankar as the director once again and the film will tentatively rope in AR Rahman or Anirudh Ravichander to compose the music.
The news about Indian 2 was first announced during the first season of Bigg Boss Tamil.
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