The much-awaited shooting of the Rajinikanth-starrer “2.0”, the sequel of Enthiran the Robot directed by Shankar, has finally started in Chembarambakkam in the suburbs of Chennai yesterday.
“The producer of this film Lyca productions were planning a grand launch for the film, but due to the recent chennai floods, the makers decided to start the shoot in extremely simple manner,” reads a press note.
“Superstar Rajinikanth and the lead lady Amy Jackson were shooting for the film when Mr. Akshay Kumar who is doing the equally important role in the film and Chairman of Lyca Group Mr. Allirahjah Subaskaran, Oscar Award Music Director AR Rahman and others joined the crew including cinematographer Nirav Shah, Art Director Muthuraj, VFX Supervisor Srinvas Mohan for the first day shoot in EVP theme park,” says the team.
Ace dialogue writer jayamohan (Tamil) of Kadal fame is paring up with Shankar for the first time. Editing will be done by Antony while Oscar award-winning Resul Pookutty will take care of the the Sound Design.
The movie is being shot in 3D made with top technicians from all over the globe making it a complete world class film. Legacy Effects from USA, the world No.1 Animatronics company who worked on movies like Jurassic Park, Iron Man, Avengers is part of the team.
Special costumes are being designed by Mary.E.Vogt who is known for her work in Tron and Watchman. This team also consists of Transformers fame Action Director Mr.Kenny Bates and additional VFX will be handled by Life of Pi fame John Huges, Walt from Taufilms