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2.0, an upcoming Bollywood science fiction film is considered as the most expensive Indian film up to date. The film is written and directed by S. Shankar who is recognized for directing high budget films and produced by Allirajah Subaskaran, a British Sri Lankan entrepreneur and film producer. The film is considered as the spiritual sequel to the 2010 film, Enthiran. The film is being shot in two locations, in Tamil, and in Hindi. A release date hasn’t been confirmed but they are planning an additional dubbed release in 13 languages. It stars Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, and Amy Jackson. 2.0 is now undergoing post-production and is declared to have caused an estimated $67 million.
The success of Enthiran in 2010 paved the way for the producers to decide to make a sequel immediately. By March 2011, it as revealed that the initial pre-production work had begun for the sequel with the same team that participated in the previous movie. In June 2015, the pre-production work with Lyca Productions, an Indian entertainment company started. Other Bollywood movies included in the list of most budgeted Indian film are Saaho at second place with a cost of $45 million, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion a 2017 film with $37 million cost and Padmaavat at fourth place with a budget of over $32 million.
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