Rajinikanth is arguably the biggest and most celebrated star in the Tamil film industry today. During his illustrious career, he has impressed all and sundry thanks to his stylish personality, gripping screen presence and mesmerising on screen mannerisms. Moreover, he has proved that he is one humble individual.
Now, his fans have a big reason to celebrate. According to a leading daily, the official trailer of his eagerly-awaited ‘2.0’ will be released on his birthday this year. Confirming the same, a source told DNA that S Shankar wants to do this as Thalaiva’s birthday is celebrated with much enthusiasm by fans in the South.
“The trailer will be launched amid huge fanfare on Rajinikanth’s birthday (December 12). Rajini is worshipped down South and his films are celebrated like festivals. That’s why director Shankar wants to give all Thalaiva’s fans a gift,” the source added.
In case you did not know, ‘2.0’ is touted to be a sci-fi thriller and is slated to hit screens in 2018. A sequel to the 2010 release ‘Enthiran’, it also features Akshay Kumar in the lead. The Bollywood star will be seen essaying the role of the dreaded antagonist Dr Richard. This will be the first Tamil film of his career.
On a related note, this is a busy time for Rajinikanth. Besides ‘2.0’, he has ‘Kaala’ in his kitty. In the crime-drama, he will be seen playing the role of a don. Besides him, it features Huma Qureshi in the lead. The film is being directed by Ranjith.