Description:2.0 is an upcoming Indian Tamil–Hindi science fiction film directed by S. Shankar. A sequel to Enthiran (2010), the film will feature Rajinikanth reprising the roles of Dr. Vaseegaran and Chitti, alongside Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson.Produced by Subaskaran Allirajah of Lyca Productions, the film is expected to be the most expensive film in Indian cinema, surpassing the Baahubali series.The soundtrack album will be composed by A. R. Rahman while the dialogues, cinematography, editing and art direction are handled by Jeyamohan, Nirav Shah, Anthony and T. Muthuraj respectively. The film is scheduled for a 2017 release.
An official launch event was about to held on 12 December 2015, coinciding with Rajinikanth's birthday, but the team chose to avoid publicity as a result of the 2015 South Indian floods.Instead, the team held a low key launch event at the AVM Studios on 7 December with the director and the producers in attendance. Titled 2.0, the film consequently began its first schedule with shooting held on 16 December 2015, at a set erected in the outskirts of Chennai at EVP World.On the first day of shoot, a scene featuring Rajinikanth and several dwarf actors was shot at the erected set, while the team's principal cast and crew also assembled for a photo shoot.The first schedule of the film, consisting of Rajinikanth and Amy Jackson, continued in Chennai until 30 December 2015.The team then worked on a second schedule throughout the middle of January 2016 in Chennai and shot scenes featuring Rajinikanth at Mohan Studios and by Madras Boat Club.The portions featuring Akshay Kumar will begin shooting in Chennai in March 2016.