On February 19, 2020, a major crane accident happened at the sets of Kamal Haasan’s Indian 2 and the incident killed three innocent lives who were identified to be Sri Krishna (Assistant Director), Madhusudhan (Production Assistant) and Chandran (Art Assistant) and it took the whole industry by shock. Sri Krishna was the son in law of popular film critic and cartoonist Madhan. The news took the entire state of Tamil Nadu by deep shock and it created a huge buzz among the film industry. Kamal Haasan and Shankar were saved in a matter of a few seconds.

Post the traumatic incident, Kamal Haasan, Shankar and Lyca Productions announced that they would help the families of the deceased financially. They announced a financial aid of Rs 1 crore each to the families of Sri Krishna, Madhusudhan and Chandran. Following that, the donation cheque was handed over to the family members today evening (August 6) at the premises of FEFSI in the presence of R.K.Selvamani, Dheena and others. Pictures from the event have been doing the rounds on social media. This incident has earned a good name for Kamal Haasan and Shankar among the fans for the fact that they’ve lived up to their words.

Kamal Haasan assured that the team of Indian 2 will be more careful in maintaining the safety of the crew members in the upcoming days of shoot. The shooting of Indian 2 is expected to resume post the pandemic when everyone is declared safe. Indian 2, being a big budget flick planned to be shot on a grand scale with a lot of crowd, it wouldn’t be practically possible to resume shooting anytime soon. The film has got high expectations among the fans and if everything goes as per plan, Indian 2 might interestingly help Kamal Haasan’s political career as well.

Produced by Lyca and directed by Shankar, Indian 2 has music scored by Anirudh Ravichander, cinematography by Rathnavelu and editing by Sreekar Prasad. The film, which features Kajal Aggarwal as the female lead, also has Siddharth, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Rakul Preet Singh, Nedumudi Venu, Delhi Ganesh, Vivekh, Bobby Simha and others in the star cast.

The screenplay and dialogues of Indian 2 have been penned by Shankar, Jayamohan, Kabilan Vairamuthu and Lakshmi Saravanakumar. The film will mark the return of the iconic character Senapathy and the fans are excitedly waiting to witness it on the big screens. Check out the tweet below: