The producers of Billa 2, IN Entertainment announced today that the negative lead will be played by Vidyut Jammwal, who has been making waves for his performance in Nishikant Kamat's Force, the Hindi remake of Kaakha Kaakha. He has also made forays into the Southern film fraternity taking up villain roles in Jr NTR's films, Shakthi and Oosaraveli.
Vidyut is a trained gymnast and is proficient in martial art forms like Jujitsu, Kung Fu, and Parkour. He has also been a successful model for the past four years. The makers of Billa 2 have said that it was decided that he would be the ideal antagonist for Ajith in Billa 2 as he is very good at action - oriented roles and also has a tremendous screen presence.