Shocker: Lyca Productions approaches Madras High Court against ShankarApril 01, 2021 14:44
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Shocker: Lyca Productions approaches Madras High Court against Shankar:- Top director Shankar worked with Lyca Productions for 2.0 and the film ended up as a cost failure in the final run. Shankar decided to work for Lyca Productions again and it is then Indian 2 happened. Kamal Haasan, Kajal Aggarwal, Siddharth and Rakul Preet Singh are the lead actors in this big-budget action entertainer. The film's shoot came to a halt due to various reasons and it never resumed again. There are talks that Shankar and Lyca Productions are not in talking terms and the shoot never resumed again. Kamal Haasan conducted meetings but there were no positive developments. In this while, Shankar announced that he would work with Ram Charan for a pan-Indian project in his next.
Lyca Productions now approached the Madras High Court asking the court to intervene in the issue and stall the shoot of Shankar's film with Ram Charan. The top production house also said that they have spent Rs 180 crores out of the Rs 230 crores (the estimated budget of Indian 2). Lyca Productions said that they are ready to deposit the balance amount of Rs 50 crores to the court to start the shoot of Indian 2. The court asked Shankar to reply at the earliest so that the issue can be resolved. Four staffers passed away in a tragedy on the sets of Indian 2 and the makers paid a compensation of Rs 1 crore each to the families of the deceased.