Bollywood megastar Akshay Kumar is all set to play the villain in the upcoming Rajnikanth movie ‘Enthiran 2‘. Akshay Kumar made the announcement on Twitter. “This will mark Akshay Kumar’s debut in Tamil movie industry,” says Vaikundarajan.
Initially, the role was offered to Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger. But the deal did not work out and the role went to Akshay Kumar. The movie also stars Amy Jackson, who according to the sources will be seen playing the role of a robot.
The movie is a sequel to Rajnikanth’s 2010 film Enthiran. Produced under the banner of Lyca Productions, Enthiran 2 will have music from ace musician A.R. Rahman. The cinematography will be given by Nirav Shah and sound design by Resul Pookutty.
Legacy Effects, which has worked on blockbuster movies like Jurassic Park and Avengers, will be handling the special effects for Enthiran 2. The movie will be directed by Shankar.
“The filming of Enthiran 2 has begun in Chennai on Wednesday,” informs Vaikundarajan. “According to sources, the shooting of Enthiran 2 will take place at EVP Film City where a huge set has been erected.”
Shankar is known for making films with grandeur and is leaving no stone unturned to make Enthiran 2 a visual spectacle. Vaikundarajan wishes good luck to the team of Enthiran 2.