Kamal Haasan’s Indian 2 has more appearances than Dashavatar

Legendary actor Kamal Haasan is poised for a prolific return to the silver screen. With a series of releases scheduled for 2024 and 2025. After a cameo appearance in “Kalki 2898 AD,” the National Award-winner will grace the screens once again in July 2024. With the much-anticipated project, “Indian 2.” This sequel to the 1996 blockbuster “Indian.” It has already generated significant buzz on social media, particularly following the release of its action-packed trailer.

Kamal Haasan to Sport Multiple Looks in “Indian 2”

Recent updates suggest that Kamal Haasan, reprising his role as Veerasekharan Senapathy in “Indian 2,” will astonish audiences with a series of dramatic makeovers. Reports indicate that the veteran actor will appear in 12 distinct looks throughout the Shankar-directed film. However, it is also rumored that only 9 of these transformations will be featured in this sequel, with the remaining looks reserved for the next installment in the franchise.

Anticipation for “Indian 3”

The excitement doesn’t stop with “Indian 2.” Speculation is rife that Kamal Haasan’s additional five looks will be unveiled in “Indian 3.” Expected to release in the first half of 2025. The recently launched “Indian 2” trailer has already showcased several new looks of the iconic actor, further fueling fan anticipation. This latest update has thrilled fans of both Kamal Haasan, affectionately known as Ulaganayagan, and director Shankar, who have been eagerly awaiting these films.

Mixed Reactions to Kamal Haasan’s “Indian 2” Appearance

Despite the enthusiasm, some segments of the Tamil cinema audience. Particularly those who cherished the original “Indian,” have expressed disappointment with Kamal Haasan’s portrayal of Senapathy in the sequel. Critics argue that his appearance in the “Indian 2” trailer does not align with the iconic character from the original film, with some describing his new look as artificial. Additionally, viewers have noted perceived logical inconsistencies in the trailer, questioning the character’s age and the continuity of his storyline.

Revisiting the Original “Indian”

For those interested in revisiting the origin story of Veerasekharan Senapathy and Chandra Bose, the original “Indian” is currently available for streaming on Aha Tamil, Disney+ Hotstar, and Amazon Prime Video.

Directed by Shankar, the original movie featured Kamal Haasan in a double role, supported by a stellar cast including Manisha Koirala, Nedumudi Venu, Sukanya, and Urmila Matondkar. The film’s music, composed by AR Rahman, remains memorable for its captivating songs and original scores.


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