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Vishwaroopam 2: Kamal Haasan is back on the sets, doing what he does best

After creating ripples in the national politics for the better part of this year, movie-demi god Kamal Haasan is back doing what he does best. He has resumed for shooting of his film Vishwaroopam 2.

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After creating ripples in the national politics for the better part of this year, movie-demi god Kamal Haasan is back doing what he does best. He has resumed shooting his long-delayed controversial film Vishwaroopam 2. The last stint of the shooting is happening in Chennai. After completing the last leg of the shooting, the post-production work will happen in full swing as the filmmakers reportedly have plans to release the second part of the espionage franchise during the Republic Day week next year, which was earlier locked by makers of Rajinikanth's 2.0.

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Vishwaroopam 2's crew is currently camping at Officers Training Academy (OTA), the only academy that trains the lady army officers in India. Actor Andrea Jeremiah, who plays Kamal Haasan's close aide in the franchise is also shooting for the film in Chennai. The film also stars Pooja Kumar, Rahul Bose and Shekhar Kapur in important roles.

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Actor Andrea Jeremiah is currently carving a niche for herself in the industry by playing powerful and noteworthy roles in her recent films. In Vishwaroopam franchise, she plays the role of Ashmita Subramaniam, a RAW agent who works with Major Wisam Ahmad Kashmiri (Kamal Haasan) in his war against terrorism.

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The first part of the spy thriller, Vishwaroopam, was released in 2013 amid several controversies. The majority of the film, which was directed and written by Kamal Haasan, was set in the United States and revolved around Major Wisam Ahmad Kashmiri's efforts to stop a nuclear attack in New York.

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The release of Vishwaroopam in 2013 faced a stiff opposition from a section of Muslim community which accused Kamal Haasan of portraying Muslims in poor light. The controversy intensified and became a national issue after the then Jayalalithaa government banned the film in Tamil Nadu.

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Kamal Haasan had moved the High Court against the Tamil Nadu government to remove the ban on Vishwaroopam. The film eventually released after Kamal agreed to make some changes in the version that released in the state.

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Vishwaroopam 2 was in deep-freezer for a long time due to financial reasons. Kamal Haasan's home production house, Raaj Kamal Films International took over the project from the film's original producers earlier this year.