All are excited about Rajinikanth's and Akshay Kumar’s upcoming sci-fi, 2Point0, which is said to be one of the most expected projects in Indian cinema and with the budget of over Rs 400 crore, it is touted to be India’s most expensive film.
However, reports say that the teaser of the movie has been illegally uploaded on the internet, which has predictably gone viral within hours of the leak. It seems to be an unfortunate week for Rajini. First, his movie Kaala's teaser was leaked hours before it was officially launched just two days ago and now the teaser of the magnum opus 2.0 also has been leaked.
A set of people got excited after watching the clip and started sharing the video on their social media pages, even circulating the teaser through WhatsApp. Others are furious at the makers and are requesting the public not to watch it for it will obviously kill all the excitement.
The teaser, which seems like a rough cut (considering one can see the green screen in it), seems to have been uploaded from abroad where the VFX work for 2.0 is being done. Media reports suggest that the teaser was screened at the birthday party of Lyca Production’s chief K Subaskaran.
Later, Soundarya Rajinikanth took to Twitter to seek stringent measures against those who have leaked it, calling the act ‘heartless’. “Leaking content online before the official release should not be TOLERATED or ENCOURAGED ! This is a heartless act ignoring hard work, efforts and sentiments of the makers for few seconds of excitement !!! #BeAshamed #StopPiracy #StopMisusingDigitalMedium,” she tweeted.
Twitterati are upset with the carelessness of the makers for not taking adequate security measures. Others have urged true Thalaiva fans not to watch the leaked version. That apart, fans of Vijay and Ajith have also encouraged netizens not to share or watch the video. Check out the tweets…
With 2.0, Akshay Kumar makes his debut in Tamil cinemas. He is playing the antagonist in the movie, which is a sequel to Rajinikanth and Aishwarya Rai starrer, Endhiran. The film is directed by Shankar. The movie also stars Amy Jackson, who along with Thailava, is supposedly playing a robot in the movie. AR Rahman has composed the music for the film.