KGF: Chapter 2 is an upcoming Indian Kannada-language film, written and directed by Prashanth Neel and produced by Vijay Kiragandur under Vijay Homble Films. The second installment of the two-part series, it is a follow-up to the 2018 film KGF: Chapter 1 and Yash with Sanjay Dutt, Srinidhi Shetty, Raveena Tandon and Prakash Raj.
Prashanth Neil retained the technicians from his predecessor, cinematography with Bhuvan Gowda, editing the film by Srikanth Gowda and Ravi Basur with the soundtrack and musical melodies for the film’s background.
100 crore, the most expensive Kannada film with a budget of KGF: KGF: Chapter 2 was initially scheduled for a theatrical release on 23 October 2020, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Though its release date was not confirmed, the film is scheduled to be released in Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam languages.
Development KGF 2
Prashanth Neel worked on the film’s screenplay after the release of Ugramm (2014), and the development of the film began in the early months of 2015. However, he decided to split the film into two parts, as the story The narration has a non-linear format, and the decision to divide the film into two parts was also accompanied by commercial possibilities.
In an interview with The Times of India, on October 2018, he said, “The scale of the project is huge and we had a scope for a beginning, a gap and an end for both parts, so it made sense to release it. Two. As parts. “For the decision to make it as a multilingual, he says it was because the film is based on a unique idea and has a universal theme. On December 2020, Prashant Neel confirmed that There is no third installment in the KGF franchise.
Prashant Neel composer Ravi Basur, K cinematographer Bhuvan Gowda, Editor Srikanth Gowda, art director Shivkumar, costume designer Yogi ji. Raj and Sania decided to make Sardaria part of the technical crew of the second part of the film.
Casting KGF 2
While Yash and Srinidhi Shetty have appeared in their respective roles, Sanjay Dutt was contracted for a pivotal role on February 2019. Media rumors that Raveena Tandon would appear in the film started doing the rounds as early as February 2019. A Dara News report in the Times of India confirmed that Tandon will appear in a “lead role” in the film. Despite the release of the predecessor, despite Srinidhi becoming a breakout star, he rejected seven films to start shooting for the film. The producers hosted an audition in April 2014 for actors wishing to be part of the film’s cast.
On 29 July 2019, Sanjay Dutt appeared as the main antagonist, Dheera. He compared his character to Thanos, and it was revealed that it added that a role he was looking for was “shown to be a dangerous character with creepy make-up”. Raveena Tandon was reported to play the role of Prime Minister Ramika Sen, adding that “it was a difficult character”.
Telugu actor Rao Ramesh was cast in an important role in May 2019, and Tamil actor Saran Shakti in August 2019. On 26 August 2020, when filming resumed, Prakash Raj was also revealed to play a role. Important character.
Filming KGF 2
Before the release of its predecessor in December 2018, the makers shot 20% of its second half, and the crew went on a double shift until January 2019. On 4 January, it was announced that he had completed 15% of the shooting, and planned to resume the film in the summer of 2019.
Filming for KGF: Chapter 2 : Started with a formal worship ceremony in Hyderabad on 13 March 2019. After the initial rounds of filming near Bangalore on May 2014, Yash announced that he would be joining the set in June 2019 itself. Shooting of the film started on 6 June at Lalitha Mahal Palace in Mysore, though Yash joined the set on 6 June. Later shooting started in August 2019 in Cyanide Hills at Kolar Gold Fields. On 28 August 2019, N Srinivas, the president of KGF’s National Citizen Party, filed a petition against the makers, alleging that the film was being shot in a protected area of cyanide mounds and was harming nature.
The JMFC court has issued an injunction notice to producer Kiragandur, who is also ordering a halt to the shooting. On September 6, the makers claimed that the postponement order was issued a day before the makers planned to wrap up the shoot schedule.
On the same day, the makers started shooting for the second schedule in Hyderabad. On 25 September 2014, Sanjay Dutt appeared on the set of the film in Hyderabad. After winning the court stay order on 27 September, the makers returned to Cyanide Hills to shoot the film. On 14 October 2014, after filming the extensive program in Hyderabad, the producers returned to Karnataka.
By 27 January 2020, the makers had completed 80% of the shooting. The last phase of the shooting was to be held in Hyderabad, and then in Bangalore and Kolar, with a schedule filmed in Mysore. On February 3, 2010, the video behind Yash’s shooting at the Infosys campus in Mysore went viral. On 10 February, Telugu actor Rao Ramesh appeared on the set of the film. Raveena Tandon appeared on the set of the film in Mysore on 12 February. After completing the second schedule of the film held in Mysore, the makers headed to Hyderabad on 21 February.
Raveena completed her share on February. Producers completed a large portion in March 2020, kickstarting post-production operations, but filming halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in India. Prashant Neel claimed that with Sanjay Dutt only dubbing for parts of him, the shooting for the film is complete, pending that Sanjay Dutt was diagnosed with lung cancer, and 12 left the US for immediate treatment Delivered after August 2020
The film resumed on 26 August 2020 in Bangalore after a 5-month hiatus. Malvika Avinash and Prakash Raj appear on the set in this schedule. On 2020 October 2020, Yash and Srinidhi Shetty resumed shooting in Mangalore, with the team entering the final stages of shooting. Sanjay Dutt confirmed that he would join the shooting of the film in November, though he resumed shooting in December itself. The climax action sequences were filmed in Hyderabad in December 2020, choreographed by action director Anbariv. On 20 December 2020, the makers announced that the climax scene of the film was completed. The team planned to complete the shooting of the film within January 2019.
KGF 2 Release
KGF: Chapter 2, originally scheduled to be released in theaters on October 23, 2020, coinciding with the Dussehra festival. But the release was postponed due to the COVID-19 epidemic in India.
KGF 2 Distribution
KRG Studios, while the Hindi version of the film will be distributed by the film’s studio Hombale Films, a sister company of Rithesh Sidhwani, Farhan Akhtar under his banner and Anil Thadani Excel Entertainment and AA for purchase distribution rights for the Kannada version. The predecessor of the film was whoever bought the films. The rights to the Telugu dubbed version were sold to Varahi Chalan Chitram, who also acquired its predecessor, while Prithviraj Sukumaran acquired the rights to the Malayalam dubbed version under his Prithviraj Productions banner.
KGF 2 Marketing
As a part of promotional activities, a fictitious newspaper called KGF Times was based on old newspapers. From 4 to 10 January 2019, the makers unveiled new versions of the film through their social media accounts.
The teaser was initially released on 8 January 2021 with Yash’s birthday. However, after a few cuts from the teaser that leaked via the Internet, the makers unveiled the teaser in January ahead of the official launch. Instead of releasing the teaser in five languages, the makers released it as a single teaser that had English dialogues. It went on to become the most viewed and most liked teaser, crossing 152 million views and 4.6 million likes.
KGF 2 Controversies
The Karnataka State Anti-Tobacco Cell sent a notice to actor Yash, producer Vijay Kirgandur and filmmaker Prashant Neel on 13 January 2021 as the producers failed to display an anti-smoking warning message, especially in the order that Yash Prakash contains cigarettes and Smoking. By law, fans must display an anti-smoking warning to prevent them from emulating it.