Shankar to shoot Indian 2 in Andhra, Telangana

Director Shankar is currently camping in Andhra Pradesh to finalize the locations for his upcoming magnum opus Indian 2 with Kamal Haasan. 

The director was spotted along with art director Muthuraj, assistant directors and the film’s production manager in Andhra Pradesh.

The shooting is set to resume from August 19 and a major portion is expected to be canned in Andhra Pradesh, especially in Rajahmundry. Some important scenes will be shot in Hyderabad too.

While Kajal Aggarwal has been roped in to the play the female lead and also undergone training in Kalaripayattu, an Indian martial art, veteran actor Delhi Ganesh is also part of the film.

The latest addition to the already star-studded team of Kamal Haasan’s Indian 2 directed by Shankar is Rakul Preet Singh, whose last release in Kollywood was Suriya’s NGK.

According to sources, Rakul has agreed to be part of Indian 2 but is yet to sign on the dotted lines. Also, she will be seen as Siddharth’s love interest in the film.

The film, which has music by Anirudh, also stars Kajal Aggarwal, Aishwarya Rajesh and Priya Bhavani Shankar. It is being bankrolled by Lyca Productions.

Shankar is also holding talks with a familiar Bollywood face to play the baddie but things are yet to be officially confirmed.