One of the most awaited movies of the year, 2.0 starring megastar Rajnikant and Akshay Kumar as the antagonist was released on 10,500 screens worldwide. The movie had a very impressive first day collection at 74 cr across the country. The movie still did not reach the first day gross collection of the movie BAahubali-2 which was released in 2017. Baahubali-2 had the first day gross collection of approximately 155 crores. 2.0 has missed this amount by a huge margin.
2.0 – update
Even though the movie did not reach the baahubali-2 collection level, the movie still has had the highest opening for any movie in the year 2018. This position was earlier held by the Amir Khan and Amitabh Bachhan starrer Thugs of Hindusthan. The movie had an opening collection of approx. 63 crores.
The movie also has crossed 100 cr internationally on the first day.
The movie which is a sequel of the movie Enthiran (robot) stars megastar Rajnikant as Chitti the robot and as Vassegaran , the scientist. The movie has the Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar in the role of its antagonist. The female lead in the movie is Amy Jackson. The movie is directed by Shankar and music is done by A. R Rehman.
Movie with a Message
The movie has not only the factor of entertainment but also has a message for the people. The movie explains about the ill-effects of the mobile phone radiation on the life of birds. The movie has made the people more aware of their actions and it has caused a stir among the cell phone service providers. There has been a request to the CBFC to revoke the censor certificate of the movie.
Even though the film was not released on a holiday or in a festival, the movie has still managed to get a wonderful collection on its first day. The movie continues to successfully run across the world as of writing. The people’s reviews have been a mixture. Several people have applauded the movie for its effects and impressive graphics. The message of the movie was also liked by the audience. There have been a few critics of the movie too who have spoken about the movie’s storyline.
The fact that the movie is the 9th most expensive movie to be made in the non-English language segment in terms of the production costs is a fact not known by many.