As we got to witness the first look of 2PointO, Shankar’s sequel to his 2010 blockbuster Endhiran, here are 16 not so popular facts on the Superstar Rajnikanth, AishwaryaRai starrer, AR Rahman musical 🎶
1. Endhiran was supposed to be produced by Ayngaran and EROS, but was later taken over by Kalanithi Maran’s Sun Pictures.
2. Endhiran was written by Shankar and Sujatha (eventually his final collaboration with him).Madhan Karky penned the dialogues.
3. Though AmitabhBachchan, Ben Kingsley, J.D.Chakravarthy were considered for playing the antagonist, Danny Denzongpa made his debut in Tamil with Endhiran, as the evil Professor Bohra.
4. Shankar completed Boys,Anniyan and Sivaji, and later wanted to revive Robot,this time with ShahrukhKhan, in his own banner Red Chillies Entertainment. However, this attempt failed as well, after differences with SRK.
5. This was the first collaboration of Santhanam and Karunas (who played Vaseegaran’s assistants) with Shankar.