Countdown to Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar’s ‘2.0’ Trailer Launch
A poster for film <i>2.0</i>.
A poster for film 2.0.

Countdown to Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar’s ‘2.0’ Trailer Launch

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'2.0' Teaser Released

The teaser for upcoming sci-fi film 2.0 starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar was released in September. Watch it here:

The film has been directed by S Shankar and produced by Karan Johar. It also stars Amy Jackson. It will be released in 12 languages, including Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

Song 'Raajali' by AR Rahman Debuts

Lyca Productions shared the first song from the film called ‘Raajali’. The music has been composed by AR Rahman. The video offers a glimpse of Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth in their respectives avatars.

Akshay Kumar Shares Teaser for '2.0' Trailer

Akshay Kumar shared a teaser announcing the date of the release of the official 2.0 trailer. It is scheduled for 3 November.

Check Out Rajinikanth and Akshay's Look from '2.0'

Rajinikanth will play the robot superhero Chitti and Akshay Kumar will star as the villian in what seems to be a sort of Wolverine-like avatar. Check out their avatars below.

One Day to Go for '2.0' Trailer

The trailer for 2.0 is almost here! It’s scheduled to be released at noon on 3 November.

Rajini Fans Take Over Chennai

Rajinikanth fans can barely contain their excitement with the trailer launch of 2.0 just a few hours away. An army of Chittis (one of the characters played by Thalaiva) has congregated outside Sathyam Cinemas.

An army of Chittis outside Chennai’s Sathyam Cinemas.
An army of Chittis outside Chennai’s Sathyam Cinemas.
(Photo courtesy: Twitter)

Shankar Arrives for the Launch

2.0’s director Shankar has arrived for the trailer launch. You can watch the LIVE event here.

Rajinikanth Reaches the Venue

Thailava arrives at the trailer launch venue.

Rajinikanth and Shankar at the trailer launch.&nbsp;
Rajinikanth and Shankar at the trailer launch. 
(Photo courtesy: Twitter)

Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson at the Launch

Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson have reached the 2.0 trailer launch venue. The film marks Akshay’s Tamil debut.

Akshay&nbsp; Kumar at the launch.
Akshay  Kumar at the launch.
(Photo courtesy: Twitter)
Amy Jackson at the venue.&nbsp;
Amy Jackson at the venue. 
(Photo courtesy: Twitter)

3D Kits for the Audience

3D kits have been distributed among the audience so as to experience the best of the 4D 2.0 trailer. The film has been shot in native 3D, a first for Indian cinema.

AR Rahman at the Venue

Music director AR Rahman has arrived for the trailer launch.

Music director AR Rahman.
Music director AR Rahman.
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I Got Shivers in My Spine When I Heard the Story: Resul Pookutty

We worked very hard to create something never before attempted in cinema with 2.0, says Oscar-winner Resul Pookutty.

“This is a true extension of 3D sound; it allows audience participation,” he adds.

2.0 is the first film in India to have the 4 D sound technology. Resul Pookutty and his team has put in their best efforts”, says director Shankar.

Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth Catch Up

Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth were spotted chatting at the trailer launch of 2.0.

Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth
Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth

AR Rahman Takes the Stage

Oscar-winner music director AR Rahman who has composed the music for 2.0 says, “Shankar is Shankar.”

AR Rahman
AR Rahman

'2.0' Cast and Crew on the Stage

The 2.0 makers felicitate the talented crew and the cast of the film. Shankar, Amy Jackson, Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth take the stage.

The <i>2.0</i> team on stage.&nbsp;
The 2.0 team on stage. 
(Photo courtesy: Twitter)

Akshay Kumar Tries His Hand at Tamil

“I have been practising my Tamil since the last three hours but please forgive my pronunciation,” says Akshay Kumar as he begins his speech.

“I can’t express my feelings, thank you everyone for the epic movie,” he adds.

Actor Akshay Kumar
Actor Akshay Kumar
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There has not been a day in my life when I have not seen the sun rise, the actor says while commenting on his fitness regime, saying he wakes up at 4am every day to work out.

“I have learnt a lot from my director Shankar and went through the long make-up schedules. It’s been a great experience and has been worth the pain I went through,” he says.

Kamal Haasan Has a Message for '2.0' Team

In a video message, actor-politician Kamal Haasan says that 2.0 would be a milestone in Rajinikanth’s filmography.

Amy Jackson Talks About the Challenges of Playing a Robot

“I was very nervous but it was a huge privilege to work alongside not only two great actors but also human beings,” says Amy Jackson, who also speaks about the challenges of playing a robot.

Amy Jackson at the launch.&nbsp;
Amy Jackson at the launch. 
(Photo courtesy: Twitter)

“I didn’t even know 4D existed!” she says.

SS Rajamouli Has a Question For Shankar

“The only way to handle pressure is to work more,” says Shankar in response to SS Rajamouli’s question in a video message.

The '2.0' Trailer Is Here

And here’s the Tamil and Hindi trailer.

Take My Word, '2.0' Will Be a Super Hit, Says Rajinikanth

“Take my word, 2.0 will be a super hit,” says Rajinikanth. "It’s not because of Rs 600 crore or because Akshay Kumar or Rajinikanth are in it. It’s because of Shankar who never fails. It’s a thriller and an entertainer and it has a universal message.”

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