One of the most anticipated film of the year 2018, 2.0, starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar, released worldwide on Thursday. The reviews of the sci-fi film, directed by S Shankar, have been applauded by the audience.

But the film has made it to the web in a pirated form, on website Tamilrockers, which has surprised the audience once again.

After eight years of Robot (2010) with the Chitti avatar, Rajinikanth returns to do it again in the sequel, 2.0. It’s the most expensive Indian film with a budget of Rs 543 crore (USD 76 million).

Watching the two big stars, Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar, together on the big screes has been a dream for film buffs, and they are disheartened to see websites like TamilRockers, TamilYogi among others releasing the film online.

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The high search volume for “how to download 2.0” is worrying Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth fans. They are urging authorities to take action against the websites.

Here is the reaction of the audience.

However, this is not the first time a Bollywood film has been hit by piracy, which affects the overall box office performance of films. Earlier, Thugs of Hindostan and Kaala were leaked online by the Tamilrockers.

The audience has found 2.0 as a total entertainer are are showering praise on VFX. Rajinikanth fans can’t keep clam after seeing the film, and the look of Akshay Kumar is mind blowing.

Here is the reaction of the audience while watching the film.

The S Shankar directorial has Akshay Kumar playing an ornithologist who believes birds and animals are being affected by mobile phone radiations.

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The film crossed the 1 million ticket sales mark on BookMyShow even before its release. The Lyca Productions film has been released a Hindi version distributed by Dharma Productions. The film has also been released in Telugu.

Ashish Saksena, COO-Cinemas, BookMyShow, said “We have seen a phenomenal response for advance ticket bookings for 2.0. It has been one of the most awaited films of the year and this has reflected well on the ticket sales so far. BookMyShow has sold over 1 Million tickets in advance sales across all the three languages and formats, with 3D dominating the sales. We are delighted to contribute to the success of the film by being the preferred entertainment ticketing platform for millions of Superstar Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar fans.”

The film also stars Amy Jackson, Adil Hussain and Sudhanshu Pandey in pivotal roles.