Peter Hein mesmerized by Kamal Haasan’s stunts as a 90-year-old in Indian 2
As we already know, Kamal Haasan is reuniting with director Shankar for ‘Indian 2’, the sequel to their own classic hit that got released in 1996. The sequel will be see Kamal Haasan returning as the freedom-turned-vigilante Senapathi. Apparently, he will be appearing as a 90-year-old and the star is putting in the best of his efforts to look and perform convincingly as a nonagenarian.
Famous action director Peter Hein is choreographing the stunts in ‘Indian 2’. In a recent interview, Hein is quoted saying that it was a big challenge for him to choreograph stunts for a 90-year-old. But being the perfectionist that Kamal is, he performs exactly like how an old man will fight. Peter Hein is amazed by the authenticity that Kamal brings to the table.
‘Indian 2’ originally went on floors in January only to be shelved shortly. Shoot got resumed later in August. Along with Kamal Haasan, ‘Indian 2’ reportedly stars Vidyut Jammwal, Kajal Agarwal, Rakul Preet Singh, Siddharth, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Aishwarya Rajesh, Vivek, RJ Balaji, Vennela Kishore, Bobby Simha, Delhi Ganesh and Nedumudi Venu.
Shankar has written the movie’s screenplay and dialogues are penned by Jeyamohan, Kabilan Vairmuthu and Lakshmi Saravanakumar. Composer Anirudh Ravichander, cinematographer Rathnavelu, editor Sreekar Prasad and production designer Muthuraj form the core technical crew. Lyca Productions is producing the film and it is reported that they are investing a lavish budget of over Rs 200 crores.