Two photo journalists have lodged a complaint against the bouncers working on the sets of Rajinikanth’s next film. As per the complaint, journalists have accused the bouncers of manhandling them during the shoot of the superstar’s film 2.0 in Triplicane. While filing the complaint, journalists have alleged that they were roughed up by the bouncers as they tried clicking pictures of the cast and crew. However, there has been no response to this issue by any crew member from the sets of the film or others at the spot.
Rajinikanth’s upcoming movie 2.0, a sequel of Enthiran, a Tamil language science fiction film directed by S. Shankar and co-wirtten by B. Jeyamohan under the banner of Lyca Productions, is one of the most awaited movies of 2017. The movie has already created a buzz because of its fan frenzy around the star cast, which includes, Rajinikanth along with Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson, and is touted to be the second costliest film in Asia.
According the reports, filmmakers have partnered with Zee TV Networks and have bought the satellite rights of the film’s Tamil, Telugu and Hindi version. However, the details of the deal have not been revealed. The movie is made at a whopping budget of about Rs 400 crore. In the moive, Rajinikanth is playing the dual roles of Dr. Vaseegran and Chitti, who are also playing key roles in the film. The film unit is currently shooting for 2.0 in Triplicane.
However, this is not the first case where journalists were roughed up and manhandled by film crews. The case is still under investigation and it is not clear if action will be taken against the accused.