As Robo 2.0 has both Southern superstar Rajinikanth and Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, both the South and B-town industries are extremely excited about the movie. The budget of the film is a whopping 350 Crores and if you are wondering why the movie is so expensive, here is the answer!
Trade Analyst Amul Mohan opened up to DNA and explained the films cost, "Bollywood's Akshay Kumar, who charges around Rs 45 crore per film, plays the villain. Several international technicians and experts were roped in for the stunt sequences. A particular fight sequence in the film alone amounted to Rs 20 crore. This fight between Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar is the most thrilling sequence of the film and is part of the climax."
He further commented, "It took Akshay three hours to put on the make-up and one hour to remove it. He plays Dr Richards who turns into a crow as a result of a wrong experiment. His drastic make-over was created by Hollywood make-up artist Sean Foot (who has earlier worked in James Cameron's Avatar) cost the producers a hefty Rs 4 crore."
"The first look of Rajinikanth and Akshay was revealed in 3-D at an event in Mumbai last week to attract the attention of the national media. The first look launch itself was done on a budget of Rs 6 crores with gigantic LCD screens all round the venue at the mega launch. The marketing of 2.0 is estimated to be around Rs 40 cr."