In the film, Rajinikanth will reprise his role of a scientist and his creation, Chitti-the robot and Akshay will play the villain.

"I feel like I am on top of the world. Its alright getting kicked and punched. I have done that all my life. It is great to be punched by a superhero like Rajinikanth," Akshay told media.

"I am looking forward to play a negative role. It will be an honour," he added.

The 48-year-old actor is playing a baddie but there are no specific preparations that he is required to do for the role.

"I am not doing any preparations... No training as such yet. There is no training for it. I just have to condition my jaw that's it," Akshay said.

The 'Robot' (Enthiran 2.0) directed by Shanmugam Shankar will have Amy Jackson as the female lead. 'Robot' (2010) had Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Danny Denzongpa.

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