"2.0 shoot starts from tomorrow (Wednesday). Excited," Shankar wrote on his Twitter page yesterday night.

According to a source from the film's unit, the first shot was canned between 9.30 am and 10.30 am today. "The initial portion will be shot in a special set that has been erected in a studio here," the source said.

Also starring Amy Jackson, who will reportedly be playing a robot, the film is being produced by Lyca Productions.

While AR Rahman will compose the tunes, the cinematography will be taken care by Nirav Shah. 'Baahubali' fame Srinivas Mohan will take care of the visual effects work in the film, which will hit the screens next year.

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