Akshay Kumar 2.0

Akshay Kumar in the new poster of “2.0.” Kumar is playing a dark superhero in the Rajinikanth-starrer. (Akshay Kumar/Twitter photo)

MUMBAI—On the occasion of his 51st birthday on Sept. 9, actor Akshay Kumar treated his fans with a fresh poster of his character from the upcoming sci-fi thriller "2.0".

Revealing some details about his character in the film, Akshay Kumar said he is portraying a dark superhero.

"Here's a special birthday treat for all my fans. Sharing with you my most powerful character and one which has probably stayed with me for the longest time. I am the dark superhero for those who don't have a voice! Humans beware," he wrote on Instagram.

Along with the post, he uploaded the poster showcasing his "2.0" avatar. Kumar looks almost unrecognizable as the antagonist with prosthetics.

Directed by S. Shankar, "2.0", which stars Rajinikanth, is a sequel of 2010 film "Enthiran" – released in Hindi as "Robot." The film is slated to release on Nov. 29.

The film's teaser will be out on Sept. 13.

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