Akshay along with filmmaker S Shankar, Actor rajinikanth, composer AR Rahman, actress Amy Jackson were present at the grand audio launch of the 3D sci-fi entertainer on Friday. Kumar during media interaction said, we need to learn now the southern film industry works in unity and respect each other’s talent.
Akshay who is debuting in Tamil with ‘2.0’ talked about bit Bollywood has more space to grow as a fraternity, “I have done 130 films (in Bollywood). 2.0 was my 131st film. I can only say that during the making of those 130 films, I got to learn little from every film, but I was learning throughout the shooting of this film.”
“There’s a lot that we have to learn from South because the way they work, we have to understand a lot now. They work in unity and respect each other’s talent, we have to learn that.” he further added.
The event was hosted by Coffee with Karan host, Karan Johar, actor Rana Daggubati and RJ Balaji. it was also attended by rajinikanth’s family, including his wife Latha, daughters Aishwarya and Soundarya, and son-in-law and actor Dhanush among others.
“Rajini sir is the real superstar. I would like to thank Shankar sir for giving me the opportunity of working with a legend like rajinikanth. I could’ve never imagined that I will get a chance to work in such a big and costly film like 2.0,” Akshay said.
‘2.0’ is a sequel to the 2010 Tamil blockbuster Enthiran, the film has been made on a lavish budget.
Akshay will portray as the prime antagonist of the film, as an eccentric scientist called Richard, while rajinikanth returns as scientist Vaseegaran.
The film is scheduled to release in early 2018.