In the grand opening of the filmmaker S Shankar movie 2.O in Dubai where he said that " he wants to be known for the Indian film instead of a Tamil one." The movie whole star cast from Shankar to megastar Rajinikanth and Bollywood star Aksgay Kumar actress Amy Jackson and producer Allirajah Subaskaran of Lyca Productions -- landed by helicopters for a press meet at the Burj Al Arab.
When bollywood star Akshay Kumar was questioned that how much he is excited about making his Tamil foray and that too as an anti-hero. But before he could answer, Shankar replied: “I would like to say it’s not a Tamil film, it’s an Indian film”. When again asked Akshay, the ‘Khiladi’ of Bollywood, he replied: “What I was supposed to say, Shankar sir has already said. Yes, I am playing an anti-hero, but it’s been a renown to get pounded by Rajini sir. It’s a great and another level of experience I have had while doing this film.
“I always say, Shankar sir is not a director, he’s a scientist and the movie that he has made... it’s incredible what he wants to say through this movie. Because of the contract, I can’t speak much, otherwise, I would have loved to tell you guys the whole story... I’d rather keep my mouth shut.” A series to the 2010 Tamil blockbuster Enthiran, the film 2.0 has been made on a big budget. Akshay going to seen the prime enemy in the film as an eccentric scientist called Richard, while Rajinikanth returns as scientist Vaseegaran.