While Amitabh became a big name in Bollywood, Rajinikanth went on to rule Tamil cinema. Both these megastars of our country have given many iconic films to the viewers and now, the time has come for the duo to take it up a notch and give the Indian cinema the biggest blockbuster ever.
Robot directed by Shankar, starring Rajinikanth and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead roles became like a cult cinema with the kind of technology they used in the film and how can we forget the visual effects, the story?
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So, when news of Robot 2 or Enthiran 2 came to light, fans and media have not been able to control their excitement towards this magnum opus! Now with Amitabh Bachchan being on board to share screen space with Rajinikanth, then guess Robot 2 will be the biggest film Indian cinema would have seen, beating the hype of Baahubali too!
Thereportertimes.com shared the news that Shankar has got Amitabh Bachchan to star along with Rajinikanth and very soon, an official announcement will be made as well.
With such an interesting casting coup by director Shankar, we are pretty sure that Robot 2 just like it's prequel will get both critical acclaim and mint money at the Box Office.
On the professional front, Amitabh has finished shooting for Wazir that also stars Farhan Akhtar in the lead role and is being directed by Bejoy Nambiar. Rajinikanth too is busy with a project currently, Kabali that is being directed by Pa. Ranjith.
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The two met each other at a sports event in Chennai and Rajinikanth being humble and down to earth person that he is, bowed down and touched 72-year-old Big B's feet.
Rajinikanth Touches Amitabh Bachchan's Feet, Gets Emotional At IFFI.
Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth have acted together in a number of movies.
The two have gone on to be very close friends over the years and respect each other very much.
Amitabh Bachchan had actively attended the functions of Robot movie along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Actor Dhanush (Rajinikanth's son in law) and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (Big B's daughter in law) are seen posing for the media.