2.0 is an Indian Tamil language science fiction thriller directed by Shankar. The movie stars superstar Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson in the lead roles. 2.0 is said to be the spiritual sequel of the well-loved 2010 film, Enthiran. The movie is produced by A. Subaskaran and Raju Mahalingam on Lyca Productions.
Maestro A. R. Rahman composes the musical score of this film. Madhan Karky and n. Muthukumar provided the lyrics. Sid Sriram, Sashaa Tirupati, Blaaze, Arjun Chandy, Bamba Bakya, A. R. Ameen, and Suzanne D'Mello sang the songs. Well known cinematographer Nirav Shah wields the camera. Anthony has done the editing work. T. Muthuraj is the art director of this film.
Sudhanshu Pandey, Adil Hussain, Kalabhavan Shajohn, and Riyaz Khan are roped in to play the crucial supporting roles. Though Aishwarya Rai is not going to appear on the screen, her character, Sana, will be referenced in 2.0.
2.0 pits Rajinikanth's Chitti the Robot and Akshay Kumar's birdman villain. Rajinikanth also reprises the genius scientist, Dr. Vaseegaran. The movie's plot revolves around the addiction to the mobile phones, and the threats radiation poses to the birds. Akshay Kumar's character will be that of a mad scientist.
2.0 is made on a budget of Rs. 545 Cr. (approximately), and is the most expensive Indian movie ever made. The movie recovered nearly 90% of its budget even before its release.