Billionaire Allirajah Subhaskaran and co producers Gaurav Mishra and K. Karunamoorthy are set to release movie Robot 2.0 under the banner of Lyca productions in 2017. The movie has the most expensive budget of 350 billion associated with it and has surpassed Bahubali series budget. The movie was inspired by the success of Tamil Rajnikant and Aishwarya starrer Enthiran. The movie will be directed by S. Shankar.
The film which was scheduled for a launch on 12 December 2015 had to face undue delays for the same due to floods in Southern part of India.The pre-production works for the film had started in June 2015 when Lyca productions decided to finance the film. Many of the members of the initial technical team of Enthiran were retained with S. Shankar and A. R. Rahman handling their respective departments. Later T. Muthuraj and VFX director Srinivas were also included for arts direction. Nirav Shah joined as cinematographer and carried out research for the 3D special effects in the US and New York. While Jeyamohan was the scriptwriter backed by original dialogue writer Madhan Karky with the the technical dialougues.
There were speculations for cast of Kamal Hassan, Vikram and also Aamir Khan in the movie but later on discussions were carried on with Arnold Schwarzenegger for the role. The idea was dropped because Schwarzenegger asked for very high remuneration and Akshay Kumar was finally signed in for the role.
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The cast of Robot 2.0 includes Rajnikant, Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson. Rajinikanth is playing a double role in the film as Dr Vaseegaran and Chitti. Akshay is showing the negative tendencies in his role while the Amy Jackson is the heroine in the cast. Another female lead was rumoured but the makers denied the same.
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The costume and Wardrobe has been designed by Alan Lashbrook and Art department being handled by Luca Nemolato art direction by T.Muthuraj, Jeyamohan, Nirav Shah. The special effects have been included by Justin Bertges of Mold Department at Quantum Creation FX. Billionare Subaskaran Allirajah has produced the film at a whopping budget of 350 crore under the banner of Lyca productions. For more details read Robot 2 budget.
Though no date has been fixed for release as yet but the Robot 2 film is set to be released by 2017. After Enthiran which earned reputation of exceptional special effects driving subtle inspiration from robotics laws that include terabytes , the movie is set to be second one in the series to thrill Indian audience who are looking for science fiction movie matching the standards of Hollywood.
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The film was scheduled to be launched in a grand way in 12 December 2015 which also happened to be birthday of Rajni but the same was avoided due to floods in South India and a small launch was done on 7 December, 2015 at AVM studios. The shooting began at set created in Chennai at EVP world on 16 December.
The music would be handled by A R Rahman who has won several filmfare awards, two academy awards and also a Padma Bhushan for his work. One of the press release also features Oscar award winner Resul Pookutty as the sound designer.
While Enthiran 1 had received lot of recognition for its special effects, snazzy costumes and make up. It was also appreciated for its balance between special effects and masala action. Rajnikant had done remarkable work to be applauded by one and all, the 2.0 sequence is also expected to be a special effects thriller. Rajnikant’s famous introductory dialogue “Hi, I’m Chitti, speed 1 terahertz, memory 1 zettabyte” continues to reverbrate the Cinematics scene prior to release of Robot 2.0.
Special costumes have been designed by Mary T Wogt of MIB fame. Stunt choreographer Kenny Bates and visual effects specialists John Hughes and Walt Jones have also worked for the film in their respective departments.
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