Director Shankar's sci-fi 2.0 has turned out to be a mammoth money-spinner at the Box office ticket windows as after Baahubali 2, this is second south dubbed film, which is reviving great footfalls at the box office. In spite of having competition from Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan starar Kedarnath, the mega-budget movie continued its steady run at the box office. 2.0 now stands with the striking total of Rs 177.75 crore.
In the movie, the great actor Rajinikanth plays a scientist and a robot. At the trailer launch event of the film, Shankar all praised about Rajinikanth's dedication. "When we were all set to shoot the climax in a stadium in Delhi, Rajini Sir fell ill. Six months of planning had gone into the preparation of the climax which was supposed to be shot in 40 days. Despite his bad health, Rajini Sir insisted that we go ahead with the shoot," Shankar stated.
"We shot in extremely hot temperature. Rajini Sir had to shoot wearing 12 kg robotic suit. We were stunned by his commitment," he further said.
It is noted that a sequel to Shankar's 2010 blockbuster Enthiran, 2.0 has been produced by Lyca Productions and released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi on November 29.