Akshay Kumar, who is making his Tamil cinema debut with Rajinikanth-starrer sci-fi action-thriller
2.O, will be seen playing an eccentric scientist in the
film, which is currently on the floors.
"Akshay plays scientist Richard who, after an experiment goes
wrong, turns crazy and loses his appearance. Akshay has undergone
complete makeover for his role," a source from the film's unit told
On Wednesday, photographs of Akshay's scientist avatar were
leaked online, much to the astonishment of the makers.
The image was snapped at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New
Delhi, where the makers are currently shooting an important
"The Delhi schedule will be wrapped up in the next two weeks.
The team will next head to Morocco for another long schedule and
will shoot important portions of the film," the source added.
Rajinikanth is yet to join the Delhi schedule.
"He's expected to join the sets from March 30th. Akshay has
major portions to be shot in the Delhi schedule," the source added.
Directed by Shankar, the film also stars Amy Jackson.