Akshay Kumar first stint into Tamil Cinema The teaser of superstar Rajinikanth 2.0, a sequel to his 2010 blockbuster Enthiran, was launched today amidst much excitement.


The film that has been long in the making and subject to several delays, ostensibly due to ample VFX work, has apparently spent close to Rs 400 crore as total budget, making it the most exorbitant Indian film ever.


There is nevertheless, much going for it. First, the stellar cast. stage Rajinikanth is anticipating to bounce back after the underwhelming box office collections of his last film Kaala that remained under Rs 100 crore, there is much curiosity around the Tamil-Hindi bilingualist thanks to the presence of north Indian superstar Akshay Kumar who is the main adversary in the film and will build plead for non-south Indian audiences.


To be sure, comparisons of 2.0 with the other geographical blockbuster, S.S Rajamouli’s two-part war epic franchise Baahubali, are prominent


While Rajinikanth new film has crossed the Rs 250 crore budget of the war epic it also has an edge, industry experts say thanks to its cutting-edge remarkable effects
Baahubali, on the other hand, was a tale based around Indian folklore and tradition. Like Baahubali, 2.0 is being presented by Karan Johor’s Dharma Productions which in 2015, had intensified curiosity for what was adjudge just another regional film.
Johar had pursued around 2,000 screens for the Hindi genre of Baahubali:

The onset in 2015 and 4,000 for Baahubali 2: The Conclusion in 2017. The gamble evidently paid off since the second part alone earned more than Rs 1,700 crore worldwide.


Additionally, interest in regional cinema has grown by leaps and bounds since the release of Enthiran in 2010 given the pan-India victory of films like Baahubali and Sairat.


Akshay Kumar is playing the antagonist in the film and his character has created a lot of expectations for the film, which is hitting the screens on November 29 Today in Cinemas.