Tamil superstar Rajinikanth in his upcoming film Enthiran 2 (or Robot 2). Akshay Kumar plays the villain in ‘Robot 2’.

The team has finally decided to rope in a Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar to play the villain. The deal with Arnold Schwarzenegger didn’t work out for various reasons. Hence, the makers decided to move on, as the project was getting delayed.”

Actress Amy Jackson, who was recently seen with Akshay in Prabhu Deva’s Singh is Bliing, will play the female lead. Her character is reportedly a robot in the film. A R Rahman is to compose the music of the film.

The film went on floors on December 16.