Almost two decades after Kamal Haasan‘s Indian released. a sequel was announced last year. Director Shankar launched Indian 2 in Taiwan. The film’s first schedule has been wrapped already, and the team is now in Tamil Nadu, gearing up for a fresh schedule. Meanwhile, much assumption has taken place around Indian 2’s possible star cast as well. We first knew Ajay Devgn was set to essay the antagonist’s role in the film. But now, Anil Kapoor might have taken over.
If reports are to believed, then Anil has come on board and also flew to Chennai to discuss his character with Shankar. A photo of the two, engrossed in a discussion, is surfacing on the internet.
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Ajay, who was indeed offered to play the villain, could not take it up owing to date issues. During the promotions of Total Dhamaal, he revealed that all his dates were booked for Tanaji: The Unsung Warrior and Shankar was also planning to begin with Indian 2 shoots right then.
Anil Kapoor has earlier appeared in Vamra Vruksham, a Telugu flick released in 1980. Indian 2, however, will mark his debut in Tamil cinema.