Mumbai: Superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday said he was quite tempted to play Akshay Kumar's role in his upcoming Tamil science-fiction actioner "2.o". He said Akshay is the real hero of the film.
"If given a chance, I would have played Akshay's character. He is the real hero of the film," Rajinikanth said.
Akshay Kumar plays the prime antagonist in the film, which will hit the screens worldwide during Diwali 2017.
Talking at the event, Akshay said: "Director Shankar said my role will be difficult but I enjoyed it. The subject is very unique. I'm sure this film will reach the standards of Hollywood."
Also starring Amy Jackson, Sudhanshu Pandey and Adil Hussain, the Rs 350 crore mega budget film is produced by Lyca Productions. it is being completed shot in 3D.