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2.0 production house Lyca donates Rs1 crore to Kerala CM's relief fund


Lyca Productions, which is producing some of Tamil cinema's costliest films, including Rajinikanth's upcoming 2.0, has contributed Rs1 crore to the flood relief operations in Kerala.

Rajinikanth at the unveiling of the first look of 2.0 last November

Manigandan KR

Lyca Productions, the firm that is producing some of the costliest films in Tamil cinema, including Rajinikanth's upcoming 2.0 (2018), has contributed Rs1 crore towards the flood relief operations being carried out in Kerala.

A source close to the production house said the group's general manager, Nishanthan Niruthan, handed over a cheque for the sum to Kerala's chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. 

Several people from the Tamil and Telugu film industries have been contributing money to the flood relief operations in the southern state. 

Lyca is known for its big-budget projects. Rajinikanth's 2.0, directed by Shankar, is being produced at a whopping cost of over Rs450 crore. Then there are Kamal Haasan's Sabaash Naidu (2018), which is being primarily shot in the US, actor Suriya's untitled film with director KV Anand, Kamal Haasan's Indian 2, sequel to the blockbuster made by director Shankar, Mani Ratnam's multi-starrer Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, and Vetri Maaran's three-part film Vada Chennai.