Super Star Rajinikanth will have a great 2018 with two of his biggest releases gearing up for release – 2.0 and Kaala. While 2.0 will hit the big screens in January 2018, the release date of Kaala is yet to be confirmed, which is being produced by Rajinikanth’s son-in-law Dhanush. 2.0 is being produced by Lyca Productions and the budget of the film is a whopping amount since there are a lot of graphics involved in the making. Lyca Productions is also said to have bagged the distribution rights of Rajinikanth’s other release – Kaala – making it another big project them. Kaala is being directed by Pa Ranjith and has Rajinikanth playing a Mumbai based don in the film.
With two major films under their belt, Lyca Productions is gradually becoming one of the biggest production houses in South Indian cinema. The makers of 2.0 released the audio of 2.0 on Friday in Dubai and the budget of the event was a whopping INR 12 crores. This proves that Lyca Productions ensure that the production values are of high standards and the film gets the best of technicians and promotions.
It is also being speculated that Lyca Productions have taken over the production of Shankar’s next project – Indian 2 – which is being produced by Dil Raju. However, neither Raju nor Lyca have confirmed this development and an official confirmation regarding this is yet to be made. Shankar along with producer Dil Raju had announced that Indian 2 will be made with Kamal Haasan and it was made on Bigg Boss Tamil Season 1 Finale along with host Kamal Haasan.