In 2010, Shankar changed the meaning of Bollywood sci-fi with the Rajnikanth starrer Robot. The film was a runaway hit and of course there’s a sequel. That sequel, titled simply 2.0 stars Rajnikanth, Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson and others.
Amazon Prime just announced that the 2.0 will have its digital premiere on their platform. 2.0 has one of the biggest budgets in Indian film history, with an alleged figure of 450 crore rupees being touted about. 2.0 will hit theaters in January next year and becomes the next film to have a digital premiere planned already. Amazon Prime has brought several current Bollywood films on their platform just months after the release. It started with films like Hindi Medium, and was then followed by Bhoomi, Newton etc.