Chennai, Sep 13: The much-awaited teaser of ”2.0”, a film that stars south superstar Rajinikanth and Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar sharing screen space for the first time is finally out.
The teaser shows an ultimate showdown between its two stars, Akshay and Rajinikanth, who are seen as the “biggest rivals” battling it out between good and evil.
On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi on Thursday, Akshay, who will be seen playing a supervillain named Richard, tweeted: “On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, doing Shree Ganesh of India’s Grandest Film: ‘2.0’ ! Here’s a glimpse of the biggest rivalry, good or evil… Who decides.”
The over one-minute teaser, which sees a high dose of CGI work, begins with a shot of birds circling over city skies, which later is being seen taken over by flying cell phones. People seem confused as the swirl of phones create havoc.
Akshay as a mysterious supervillain has the superpower to control crows and mobile phones. He takes over the world with this ability.
Rajinikanth, who is reprising his role as Dr Vaseegaran and also Chitti, suggests that they take out Chitti the Robot and make him their weapon in the battle against Akshay’s character.
He is heard saying: “This is beyond science, for this we need a superpower… Chitti the robot.”
The second half of the teaser sees Akshay’s evil character destroying the city as Chitti takes it upon himself to save the world from an apocalyptic disaster.
The flick will hit the silver screens on November 29 this year.
“2.0” marks the Tamil debut of Akshay and his first film with Rajinikanth. The film also stars Adil Hussain and Sudhanshu Pandey. It is a sequel to the 2010 blockbuster “Enthiran (Robot)” which also featured Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Directed by Shankar Shanmugham, the movie also stars Amy Jackson who plays a droid. The music is by Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman.