Sep 5, 2008

Rajni's Robot turns to Yantram

The Shankar-Rajnikanth Tamil film Robot is now Yantram. The film is said to be based on the popular writer, late Sujatha's novels En Iniya Iyanthira and Jeeno.

Superstar Rajnikanth had earlier announced that the film, produced by London-based Aingaran Films International (P) Ltd., would get a Tamil title soon. The title wasn't intended to get tax-exemption but to honour the Government of Tamil Nadu's commitment to patronise films with Tamil titles. Produced at a whopping budget of Rs 140 crore, the film is said to be the most expensive film to have been ever made in India in any language.

Three photo-shoots have been held to promote the film, including one that was shot in Hollywood last week. The shooting is expected to kick off in Brazil from September 6 onwards.

Shankar's team is already in Brazil to oversee the arrangements. Shankar, Rajnikanth and other actors and crew members are expected to leave for Brazil on Friday while Aishwarya -Bachchan, the heroine, is expected to land in Brazil on September 7.

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