Indian 2 is an upcoming vigilante action thriller film directed by S. Shankar. A sequel to the 1996 film Indian, the film is being produced by Subaskaran Allirajah‘s Lyca Productions. The film stars Kamal Haasan and Nedumudi Venu reprising their roles from the first film, while new cast comprises of Kajal Aggarwal, Siddharth, Bobby Simha, Rakul Preet Singh and Priya Bhavani Shankar. The film features music composed by Anirudh Ravichander, collaborating for the first time with Kamal Haasan and Shankar. Cinematography and editing were handled by R. Rathnavelu and A. Sreekar Prasad respectively. The story follows Senapathy’s return to eliminate rising corruption in youth and he’s forced to rely on his intellect when his body starts failing him.
The film is scheduled to be released in 2021. In this sequel to the 1996 film Indian, Kamal Hassan reprises his role as Senapathy, an ex-freedom fighter turned vigilante who fights against corruption. Senapathy returns to the country to aid a young man who has been exposing corrupt politicians in the country through videos on the internet. A hero eliminates corruption from the system by killing the corrupt bureaucrats.
The shoot of Indian 2 paused on February 19 after three crew members were killed on account of a tall crane crashing on the film’s sets. Kamal Haasan was summoned by the Central Crime Branch police in connection with the crane accident at the Indian 2 shooting, where three persons were killed and 12 injured at the spot.
3 technicians — Madhu, Chandran and Krishna — were killed and 12 others injured after the crane fell on them while constructing the sets at the EVP Film City in Chennai on February 19 night. An official case was filed against the movie’s production house, Lyca Productions, which will be investigated by the CBI.
Lead actor Kamal Haasan, female lead Kajal Aggarwal, as well as director Shankar himself, had a providential escape that night. The police are summoning people who were present at the accident spot for the inquiry to ascertain the reason for the accident. They will find out about the safety precautions that were taken and other details.