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2.0 movie review and release: Highlights

Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 hit screens on Thursday. The Shankar directorial, also starring Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson, is also India’s most expensive film.

By: Express Web Desk | Chennai |
Updated: November 30, 2018 7:25:18 am
2.0 2.0 movie review: 2018’s most awaited film hit screens on Thursday.

Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 hit screens on Thursday. The film continues the journey of Chitti from the 2010 film Enthiran but this time he is challenged by a villain played by Akshay Kumar. 2.0 is said to be the spiritual successor of Enthiran.

Akshay Kumar’s look in the Shankar film has intrigued the audience ever since the teaser dropped. With the trailer, fans got curious about the unique storyline.

Also Read | 2.0 movie review: Not worth all the sound and fury

With Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar coming together, the film is a treat for audiences everywhere. Amy Jackson plays a significant role in the film too. Touted as the most expensive film made in Indian cinema, it looks like 2.0 might become the biggest film that we have seen till date.

Live Blog

Read all the updates about Shankar's 2.0, starring Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson. Read updates in Tamil

22:42 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Actor Kathir calls 2.0 pride of Indian cinema

Tamil actor Kathir wrote on Twitter, "#2point0 is pride of Indian cinema!Scientist @shankarshanmugh sir is master of futuristic vision!! Reloaded & Overloaded! #Thalaivar @rajinikanth blasts out with the style & mass😍@akshaykumar sir’s & @iamAmyJackson has nailed each and every bit!! Huge respect🙏🏻 @LycaProductions"

22:23 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Karthi calls 2.0 biggest of the biggest
22:01 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Pa Ranjith on Rajinikanth starrer 2.0

Director Pa Ranjith took to Twitter and praised Rajinikanth's latest release. He wrote,"Getting positive reviews 🎉🎉🎉🎉 #2Point0 romba magizchi #superstar @rajinikanth sir🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊🎊 @shankarshanmugh sir & fantastic team #superstar_fans 💐💐💐💐vazthugal 🎉🎉🎉🎉"

21:41 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Harish Kalyan has all good words to say about 2.0

Actor Harish Kalyan praised 2.0. He wrote on Twitter, "#2point0 The magnum opus of indian cinema.. Thnx for making this spectacular movie @rajinikanth sir @shankarshanmugh sir @arrahman sir @LycaProductions & team"

21:24 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Karan Johar on 2.0
21:00 (IST)29 Nov 2018
20:41 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Director Maruthi salutes Shankar and calls 2.0 a visual extravaganza

Praising 2.0, director Maruthi wrote on Twitter, "#2Point0 film is a visual extravaganza
Salute to @shankarshanmugh thought processs, Superstar @rajinikanth sir screen presence made it more special

@ssrajamouli garu @shankarshanmugh garu will takes our indian cinema to next level & inspiration to everyone 🙏🏼"

20:28 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Manoj Kumar Manchu calls 2.0 a blockbuster

Congratulating the team of 2.0, Telugu actor Manoj Kumar Manchu wrote, "A massive blockbuster by the legendary! 😍😍 Congratulations to the entire team of #2Point0 for the super success....❤️👏 #Thalaaaaivaaaaa 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻"
@akshaykumar @shankarshanmugh

20:03 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Vishal wishes all the best to Rajinikanth starrer

Vishal on Twitter wished luck to Rajinikanth's latest release 2.0. The actor wrote, "Here’s wishing all the best to the most remarkable team @rajinikanth @shankarshanmugh @akshaykumar @iamAmyJackson @arrahman @LycaProductions of #2point0 .. Do watch it in theatres near you. God bless."

19:42 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Lyca Productions asks fans to report pirated links


Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 was on Thursday leaked by Tamilrockers website. The makers urged fans to report the pirated links.

Also read | 2.0 movie leak: Lyca Productions asks fans to report pirated links

19:21 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Go watch 2.0 100 times, says Vignesh Shivn

"@LycaProductions The real Heroes for havin the confidence, conviction&making this marvel really possible! It’s not easy at all! Wht a challenge! &how wel have they won it in style! #WorldBlockbuster #2point0. Go watch it 100 times wit 100 people for 100 days💰&still u will enjoy," Vignesh Shivn said via Twitter.

18:58 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Karthick Naren on 2.0
18:37 (IST)29 Nov 2018
PC Sreeram on 2.0

"#2point0. Congrats shanker. Your patience has proved right. One more feather in you cap. #2Point0 everywhere," PC Sreeram said via Twitter.

18:07 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Loved every bit and byte of 2.0, says Madhan Karky

Madhan Karky wrote on Twitter, "Watched #2Point0 and loved every bit and byte of it. Proud to be part of this project. Heartfelt thanks to director @shankarshanmugh, @LycaProductions and entire team."

17:10 (IST)29 Nov 2018
WATCH: 2:0 Audience Verdict

16:42 (IST)29 Nov 2018
An entertaining visual treat, says Simran

Simran tweeted, "Congratulations on #2Point0 Marvellous creation it is! Social message+Tremendous graphic.@rajinikanth sir this is Ultimate! Big salute to @shankarshanmugh sir! @akshaykumar joins the league making it an entertaining visual treat. Thoroughly enjoyed & watched it with my kids👏"

16:32 (IST)29 Nov 2018
2.0 is an exhilarating experience, says Hema Rukmani

Hema Rukmani shared on Twitter, "Exhilarating experience, #2Point0 in 3D. Great visualisation & fabulous execution by @shankarshanmugh sir. Hats off @arrahman and the whole team. @rajinikanth sir is #Thalaivar for a reason! Simply wow! @MuraliRamasamy4 @ThenandalFilms"

16:06 (IST)29 Nov 2018
What a film, says Lakshmi Manchu

Lakshmi Manchu tweeted, "Thaliva is thaliva.... woah! What a film #2Point0 loved every frame of it. Believed every bit of the story. A must watch... #shankar sir felt like I was watching a marvel film except our very own superhero. #chittirocks"

15:41 (IST)29 Nov 2018
Dhanush on 2.0

Actor Dhanush called 2.0 at par with a Hollywood film and asked movie buffs to watch the film only in the theaters. "2.O is ORIGINAL.. on par with any Hollywood film. MINDBLOWING. Thalaivaaa !! “ THE ONLY ONE “ mesmerised.@shankarshanmugh sir .. you are the pride of Tamil/Indian cinema. Congrats 2 d entire team. Don’t make d mistake of watching this visual marvel anywhere apart from theatres," he tweeted.

Commenting on the advance booking of 2.0, Ashish Saksena, COO-Cinemas, BookMyShow, said “We have seen a phenomenal response for advance ticket bookings for 2.0. It has been one of the most awaited films of the year and this has reflected well on the ticket sales so far. BookMyShow has sold over 1 million tickets in advance sales across all the three languages and formats, with 3D dominating the sales. We are delighted to contribute to the success of the film by being the preferred entertainment ticketing platform for millions of Superstar Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar fans.”

Lyca Productions added, “The advance ticket sales of 2.0 on BookMyShow is a glimpse of what lies ahead. With a power-packed star cast, an ace director and a gripping storyline, we are certain that the film will continue to replicate this trend even after its release.”

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