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Zee Network bags satellite rights of actor Rajinikanth's '2.0'

According to industry sources, the deal was closed at a whopping Rs 110 crore.

Published: 13th March 2017 08:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th March 2017 08:07 PM   |  A+A-


CHENNAI: Zee Network has bagged the satellite rights of superstar Rajinikanth's magnum opus "2.o", which is being made in three languages, the makers announced on Monday.

"It's true Lyca Productions gets a partner in Zee for our mega opus '2.0' satellite," Raju Mahalingam, COO of Lyca Productions, the producer of the film, tweeted.

According to industry sources, the deal was closed at a whopping Rs 110 crore.

Being directed by S. Shankar, the film is a sequel to Rajinikath's 2010 blockbuster "Enthiran".

The film marks the Tamil debut of Akshay Kumar in the role of an antagonist.

Also starring Amy Jackson, Sudhanshu Pandey and Adil Hussain, the film has music by A.R. Rahman.

The Rs 450-crore film will simultaneously release in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi this Diwali.

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