Back in November 2016, Superstar Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar and visionary filmmaker S. Shankar unveiled to the world a glimpse of their massive collaboration, 2.0, a sequel to the 2010 monster hit, Robot. This ambitious film was all set to release on Diwali 2017, that too in 3D. The film’s director, in the making, revealed that unlike most of the films that are converted into 3D after their completion, 2.0 has been shot with 3D cameras.
However, the makers unanimously postponed the film’s release date as they had to work a lot more on the visual effects. The newly announced release date was the 25th of January, 2018, on the occasion of the Republic Day. Alas, the film was shifted again as Akshay’s own PadMan was slated for that week’s release, which later released on the 9th of Feb.
In an unfortunate turn of events, the situation for the film worsened as the American company that was supposed to do the VFX deemed irregular with their work. But now, our Khabri Keeda suggests that there’s another reason for the film’s delay and that’s Akshay Kumar. As we know the actor will be essaying a negative role in the film, he not only wants his character to be as powerful as Rajinikanth, but also the villain of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos.
Yes, you read that right! Akshay has apparently asked the makers to make his role a little more powerful so that it doesn’t fade way in comparison to Thanos, the current sensation all over the world. When everything, from the VFX to Akshay’s role, falls into place, it’s only then 2.0 will arrive at the final release date.
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