2.0 movie review (3D): Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar barely face off in a lukewarm, politically bizarre sequel to Enthiran
Though he struggles with his storyline, Shankar does show imagination in the conceptualisation of 2.0's visual effects and action sequences.
Akshay Kumar on 2.0: Shankar is like James Cameron on steroids; everything is larger than life in the film
Rajinikanth has repeatedly said that 2.0 is Akshay’s film, to which Kumar responded with, "He's just being humble. I’m just the Amrish Puri of the film. It is very much his film, because the title is 2.0 and he is 2.0.”
Rajinikanth's 2.0 beats Baahubali: The Conclusion to secure the widest Indian film theatrical release
Director Shankar had recently confirmed that the production cost of 2.0 is Rs 450 Cr. Including the print and publicity costs, the final budget of the film is estimated in the range of Rs 550 Cr.