Kannada cinema’s biggest movie KGF Chapter 1 was a smash blockbuster all over, not just in Kannada but also in other languages including Hindi. The Hindi version of KGF minted around 45 crore nett at the domestic box-office despite getting huge competition from Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero and Ranveer Singh’s Simmba. In Karnataka, KGF has emerged as the highest grossing movie of all time by beating Baahubali 2 which indicates at the craze and hype of this movie.
Now, the anticipation level for KGF Chapter 2 is on sky high and everyone is waiting for it to hit the screens. Meanwhile, there are reports pouring in that Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt might also play a powerful key role in this most awaited sequel. According to the Telugu and Kannada media, Sanjay Dutt has been approached to play the role of Adheera, brother of Surya Vardhan and uncle of Garuda.
Adheera is one such character which will have a powerful role and impact in KGF Chapter 2. The face of the actor, who played Adheera in KGF Chapter 1, was not shown in the movie. Now the makers are planning to cast a big and known star for this role to get more wider reach. Hence they have approached Sanjay Dutt to play this role as it suites to his personality as well. According to the reports, Sanjay Dutt has liked the narration of character but he is yet to give his final nod.
The story of KGF Chapter 1 ended with the death of Garuda and Yash taking KGF under his control. Now, in KGF Chapter 2, Adheera and Dubai’s Inayat Khaleel are the two main antagonists who will try to kill Rocky (Yash) and rule KGF. Even Inayat Khaleel’s face was also not shown in KGF Chapter 1 but the makers have no intentions to pick a new actor for this role. If Sanjay Dutt agrees to play Adheera then it’s surely going to be a treat for the audience.
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KGF Chapter 2 is expected to release in the second half of 2020 and it’s regular shooting will commence from May onwards. Around 15% of KGF Chapter 2 has been canned already and the rest of the portions will be completed by the beginning of next year. The makers are currently busy with the pre-production and Yash is transforming his physique for the role.
Helmed by Prashanth Neel and bankrolled by Vijay Kiragandur, KGF Chapter 2 will be made on a whooping budget of around Rs 150 crore. In a recent interview, the director said that KGF Chapter 1 is just like a trailer of KGF Chapter 2. The second part is going to be four times bigger than the first part and it will be on par with Hollywood biggies.
Well, this statement of Prashanth Neel is enough to create humongous buzz and excitement for KGF Chapter 2. Keep visiting this space to get more updates about the movie.