kollywood industry's iconic filmmaker shankar has been busy with his upcoming big-budget flick, indian 2, starring kamal haasan, Kajal Agarwal, rakul Preet, siddharth, priya bhavani shankar, delhi ganesh and venu -Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW'>nedumudi venu in prominent roles. The film's shooting is progressing in chennai at EVP Studios.
Reports have emerged that director shankar had originally planned to shoot some of the sequences in China. However, due to the recent coronavirus outbreak, he is forced to shift the shooting location from china to Italy. Interestingly, it was kamal haasan who had suggested italy for the next schedule. Accordingly the death toll has crossed over 1770 globally and many cities in china are under lockdown because of the deadly virus. shankar decided not to put the entire team at risk and at this stage, it would be impractical for the team to get permission to travel to the country.
Moreover the makers are now busy with completing the formalities to travel to Italy. Once the team wraps up the chennai schedule, they will travel to italy for the remaining shoot. So far, indian 2 team has shot in hyderabad, gwalior and Rajasthan. Perhaps director shankar and his team have decided to wrap up the entire film by august or october, which would leave them ample time to concentrate on the post-production. indian 2 will hit the theatres in early 2021 after SS Rajamouli's rrr releases. Meanwhile kamal hassan will essay a nonagenarian in indian 2, kajal aggarwal will play an octogenarian. She recently joined the team for the chennai schedule and is mighty excited about her role.