Even as multiple reports claimed that Kamal Haasan-starrer ‘Indian 2’ directed by Shankar was shelved due to delays and other reasons, the latest update about the project is that it has been revived.
When probed, sources said that Shankar was the main reason behind the revival of the project. “He has promised to the producers Lyca Productions that he would ensure that the movie would hit the screens for Pongal 2022. Following this, the project has been given a fresh lease of life,” they added.
Kamal is said to be playing a dual role in this sequel to ‘Indian’ and he will be seen reprising the role of Senapathi, a freedom fighter who escaped from the clutches of the police in the first part. Kajal Aggarwal is the heroine, while music by Anirudh Ravichander.
‘Indian’ is a 1996 Tamil vigilante film written and directed by Shankar and produced by A M Rathnam. The film stars Kamal Haasan in dual roles with Manisha Koirala, Urmila Matondkar, Sukanya and Goundamani appearing in other pivotal roles. The film’s score and soundtrack are composed by A R Rahman, while cinematography was handled by Jeeva.