Starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar, the film was made on a budget of between Rs 500 crore and Rs 600 cr and this amount will be a big challenge to earn back as well as make handsome profit.
As per COAI, not only mobiles and smartphones, but entire telecom industry is shown in a bad light, which can impact their overall business. It has also called upon the CBFC to re-examine the film and suspend its exhibition until the body's complaint is probed.
The complaint alleges that the movie 2.0 falsely depicts "mobile phones and mobile towers as harmful to living creatures and the environment including birds and human beings on account of electromagnetic field (EMF) emissions from them". The film has already been cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification with a U/A certificate. It also alleged that it violated many sections of the Indian Penal Code, Mint reported, citing the statement.
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The letters from COAI also claims that the makers of the film are promoting anti-scientific attitude to the people and requested CBFC to revoke the certificate issued for the teaser, trailer, promotional videos along with the film with immediate effects. The VFX laden film continues the story of Chitti which was first shown in Enthiran. However, achieving Thugs Of Hindostan's opening day collection number (Rs 50 crore in Hindi) appears to be a long target for 2.0, which opened to mostly favourable reviews on Thursday.
Akshay Kumar plays the part of a distraught ornithologist in the film who is of the opinion that mobile phones and cell towers are responsible for the declining health of birds and animals.