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