The sequel to the monster hit that is KGF: Chapter 1, KGF: Chapter 2 has finally gone on floors today. Starring Rocking star Yash, the Kannada blockbuster is helmed by Prashanth Neel.
Ever since KGF: Chapter 1 turned out to be a gold mine for the makers at the box office, both in Karnataka and in its Hindi version, there have been huge demand and excitement for the second part. Initially, it was reported that the makers are eyeing for a 2019 release for the sequel hence the shoot for Chapter 2 will start at the earliest. However, later, Yash had talked about the second part and revealed that it’s gonna be bigger and better than the prequel in every way.
And finally, we’ve got some good news for all the fans out there. The shoot of KGF: Chapter 2 is all set to start today! The team of KGF including lead actors Kannada Superstar Yash and Srinidhi Shetty sought the blessings of the almighty by visiting a temple before starting for KGF Chapter 2.
Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh gave out the information about the shooting of the sequel. He shared the pictures with a caption that read, “#KGF Chapter 1 won accolades and emerged a winner at the BO… It’s time for #KGFChapter2… Shoot starts today… Stars Yash.”
Check out the pictures as well as his tweet about KGF: Chapter 2 below:
Taran Adarsh’s Tweet:
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 13, 2019
The first part of the film turned out to be a “Monster Hit” at the worldwide box office collecting over Rs 245 crore. In fact, at the Karnataka box office, KGF: Chapter 1 is the highest grossing film of all time beating Baahubali 2: The Conclusion.
The success of Kannada movie KGF, which was released in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil, has proved that audiences are keen to accept crossover content, now expectations rise with the announcement of KGF Chapter 2.
The magnum opus had the widest release for a Kannada movie as in India it was released across 2460 screens, out of which 1500 screens were Hindi, 400 screens were Telugu, 400 screens were Kannada, Malayalam screens were 60 and Tamil screens were 100.
KGF Chapter 1 marked Farhan Akhtar’s Excel Entertainment’s and Ritesh Sidhwani first Kannada venture and now the production house is elated to be associated with a mega ambitious project with KGF Chapter 2.
While not much is revealed about the sequel, it’s been reported that the makers have approached Sanjay Dutt as well as Raveena Tandon for important roles in the film. We’ll have to wait for the official confirmation.