Director Shankar on Tuesday unveiled the first look of upcoming Kamal Haasan starrer Indian 2. In the poster, an angry Haasan seems all set to take on corruption once again.
Sharing the poster of Indian 2 on Twitter, Shankar wrote, “#indian2 Hi everyone! Happy Pongal.”
The film will go on floors from January 18. While music of the sequel to the 1996 blockbuster Indian will be composed by Anirudh Ravichander, other crew members include production designer Muthuraj, editor Sreekar Prasad, dialogues writers Jayamohan, Kabilan Vairamuthu and Lakshmi Sarvanakumar, action directors Jack Gill, Tadd Griffith and Peter Hein, lyricist Thamrai Vivek, choreographer Bosco and special make up by Legacy Effects.
— Shankar Shanmugham (@shankarshanmugh) January 14, 2019
Kajal Aggarwal, meanwhile, has confirmed her casting in Indian 2. She tweeted, “New journey, new experiences… Excited and looking forward to joining the sets of #Indian2 :)@shankarshanmugh @ikamalhaasan.” The film, bankrolled by Lyca Productions, might also star Nedumudi Venu, Dulquer Salmaan and Simbu.
Composer, Anirudh also tweeted about being a part of Indian 2. “Indian 2…Proud to be a part of @shankarshanmugh sir’s vision with Ulaganayagan @ikamalhaasan sir 🥁🥁🥁 Focus on from Jan 18 👌👌👌@LycaProductions Happy Pongal to one and all 😃😃😃,” he tweeted.
Producers Lyca Productions had officially announced Indian 2 on November 7, 2018, which was also Kamal Haasan’s 64th birthday.
Talking about Indian 2, Shankar had earlier said, “A lot of things happened around us in these years, and all that will be discussed in the sequel. Though I have done many films, Indian 2 will be close to my heart. After finishing every film, I used to think about developing a sequel to Indian, but finally, it materialised this year. The script has come out very well.”