If rumours are true, Rajinikanth’s Robot 2 (Endhiran 2) is all set to be the most expensive Indian movie ever made with an estimated budget of over 250 – 300 crores. The movie is being produced by London based Lyca productions. According to sources, Amy Jackson will star as a leading lady in the film. Arnold Schwarzenegger was approached to play the antagonist but the actor asked for around 120 crores which might have been a deal breaker. Srinivas Mohan of ‘Baahubali’ fame will handle the VFX and Weta Workshop who designed the looks of Vikram for the movie ‘I’ has also been roped in.
A R Rehman is set to be the music director and Nirav Shah will play cinematographer. THe town’s abuzz with speculations that the Rajinikanth got a special body scan and makeup test done during his recent trip to LA. Although the Robot camp is keeping a tight lid on things at the moment, a formal announcement is expected on 12th December, the actor’s 65th birthday and shooting might start in the middle of 2016.