The last pending song of the film is going to be shot using a big set raised at AR Rahman's film studio, which will make 2.0 the first film to be shot at the YM Studio, according to reports. Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is making his South Indian debut by playing the antagonist in 2.0. While Rajinikanth's appearance was, more or less, in line with Robot's look, it was Akshay's menacing look that created quite a flutter. This whole procedure will happen through technological sound enhancement that changes the voices. To ensure that the actor's personality is radical, Akshay will sound a lot different in the film. After struggling for weeks, Shankar and I have discovered a method.
We can no longer wait to hear Akshay's new voice!
Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty, says "We are working on it. In a while, we will get the ideal voice and pitch for Akshay", Resul said.
The pre release publicity will kick off in real earnest from October onwards.
Later this month, the 2.0 team will host a grand audio launch at the Burj Park in Dubai. The information was tweeted by Lyca Productions' creative head Raju Mahalingam in September this year. Nov-Teaser in Hyderabad and Dec-Trailer in Namma Singara Chennai! We are pretty acquainted with Chitti, the robot that Rajinikanth plays in the film but apart from his look, we hardly know anything about the film. Zee TV Network has purchased the satellite rights of the film's Tamil, Telugu and Hindi versions paying an astronomical price of Rs. 110 crore.
China withdraws candidate for UNESCO chief
Both countries suspended their funding to the agency - best-known for its prestigious World Heritage List - over the move. The victor must be approved by UNESCO's 195 member states in November, though this is seen as a formality.