(This article is authored by Alar, a freelance content writer)
Vikram's massive success has opened the gate for Kamal Haasan for a glorious comeback and with that same level of zeal, the legendary actor is preparing to get to the floors of Shankar's magnum opus 'Indian 2'. Taking the fans to agog, Udhayanidhi Stalin has revealed a big update about the movie and said that the resumption of the shooting will begin soon.
Indian 2 is bankrolled by Subaskaran Allirajah under his own banner Lyca Productions while Udhayanidhi Stalin is expected to distribute the movie in Tamil Nadu. As the sequel to the 1996 movie Indian, the shooting for the Indian 2 had begun in early 2019 but the shooting has been deferred due to various reasons like the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, a mishap on the set, and the Covid pandemic.
Though the initial schedules were completed, Kamal Haasan went busy with his political venture and with his television venture by hosting the Bigg Boss seasons in Tamil. According to reports, the movie team had planned to resume the shoot without Kamal Haasan in February 2021 and they had planned to finish Kamal's portions after the 2021 Tamil Nadu assembly polls.
As of November 2021, 60% of the film's portions have been completed and when the filming was planned to resume in December 2021, it had eventually got deferred due to Haasan and Shankar's other commitments. Now that Vikram has poured a blockbuster comeback for Kamal Haasan, Indian 2 has again come to the spotlight. On Monday, Udhayanidhi Stalin has revealed that Indian 2 will resume soon.
Speaking at the event celebrating Sivakarthikeyan's 'Don' success, Udhayanidhi Stalin has said, "We have been talking with Subaskaran since yesterday. I think I can reveal this- very soon, we'll begin the work for Indian 2." He also had congratulated the success of the films 'Don' and 'Vikram' on the stage. Earlier, speaking about Indian 2, Kamal Haasan said in an interview, "Indian 2 will happen. We are all working on it, we are all talking to Lyca Production. They are also keen to shoot, so now, it's just a question of getting everything together on the logistic front."