Superstar Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starring 2.0 is gearing up for a massive Diwali 2017 release. The budget and number of screens for the movie has been increased substantially, which is going to be the biggest ever movie in Tamil cinemas.
Usually, the term budget is the most complicated thing in cinemas because the budget of any film would exceed than the estimated budget and that eventually end up in quarrel between producers and directors. Director Shankar is well acclaimed for high budget movies, the fact everyone knows. Producers are always cautious when making a film with Shankar.
Apparently, it is reversing with 2.0 aka Enthiran 2 movie. Producers of the movie have insisted Shankar to increase the budget of the movie to make it par with Hollywood movies.
Raju Mahalingam, the Creative Head of Lyca Productions, who is managing the production of the movie, have bumped the budget of 2.0 up by Rs. 50 crore and is likely to release in six languages.
The earlier estimated budget of 2.0 is around Rs 350 crore and it seems the film will go beyond Rs. 400 crore. Lyca Productions is ready to shell out as much as possible to make the film on par with international standards. The additional money will be used to enhance the visual effects of the film.
The film will be releasing in total of six languages which is the highest for any movie, including Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, English, Japanese and Chinese. It is expected that count may increase at the time of release.
Additionally, the movie will be released in new markets, South American countries like Brazil and Argentina. In regular markets like USA, UK, Singapore, Middle East and Malaysia, the film 2.0 is expected to get a massive release with highest number of screens.
In Germany and Austria, the makers have planned to release the movie in around 300 screens, compared to normal screen count of 40-50 screens.
The first look of the film was released a few days ago in Mumbai, and the makers spent around Rs. 6 crore for the same. They have planned to spend Rs. 100 crore for marketing and promotions.
2.0 features Bollywood star Akshay Kumar as the lead antagonist. Adhil Hussain and Sudhanshu Pandey are other prominent cast members. Amy Jackson plays the female lead. Internationally acclaimed music composer A.R.Rahman is working on the music score of this gargantuan project. Nirav Shah is the cinematographer.