The unbeatable combination of Rajnikanth, top director Shankar and Aishwarya Rai have been shooting for a song of the film Enthiram (The Robot) in Machu Pichu and Peru. The film is a dream project for director Shankar who has been having this script in his mind for more than five years. The film has generated lot of hype and interest among film fans. The expectations have raised because Aishwarya Rai has joined the successful Sivaji team. She is reported to have been paid Rs. 6 crores as remuneration for the film for a call sheet of 80 to 90 days. In addition to this exceptional team Music Maestro A. R. Rehman and South India's top cinemetographer Rathnavelu (who had worked in Kannada films Cyanide and Gaalipata) form part of Shankar' creative team.
Shankar did not want anything related to the film to be known to the Indian media and had even barred using of mobile phones by artists and technicians of the film. But however Rajnikanth and Aishwarya Rai's presence in the film (both are popular stars in South American countries) attracted media attention and some of the newspapers in Peru had taken a few stills and published in their newspapers. Those stills have been leaked to the media too.
Shankar has also roped in many top notch Hollywood .technicians for the film which is being produced by Ayngaran International Films Pvt Ltd and Eros International. . The animatronics of the film will be handled by the Stan Winston Studio (USA), which was responsible for the impressive animation sequences in movies such as Predator, Jurassic Park, Pearl Harbor, Iron man and the Terminator, while Mary E Vogt, the well known designer who has worked in Hollywood movies like Men in Black, Batman Returns and Inspector Gadget will be designing the scientific outfits for Enthiran. The film's Stunt director Yuen Woo Pin has already made his name through his breathtaking stunt sequences in Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Matrix and Kill Bill. Shankar wants to give an international look to the film.