Kannada Director Prashanth Neel who gave blockbuster success with his debut directional Action thriller Ugramm for Actor Srimurali is back with Kannada movie KGF, a period drama set in the 1970s and early 80s starring Yash . After mediocre “Masterpiece” and “Santhu Straight forward”, Yash is having high hopes riding on this big budget assignment. The official teaser has been released on the occasion of Yash’s birthday on Jan 7,2018.
The teaser starts of with the making clips of the film and a voice over of veteran Kannada actor Ananth Nag describing the character of the lead actor. From that teaser we can see rich production values and Solid Background score by Ravi Basrur and a glimpse of Yash the leading actor.The film will be coming in two parts and as from the teaser the KGF Chapter 1 Official trailer will be released in the month of February. The movie will be releasing in four languages in Tamil,Telugu,Hindi and Malayalam apart from Kannada as said by Homable Films Executive producer Karthik Gowda.
The film is being produced by Vijay Kiragandur under his production company Hombale Films which is known for producing big budget kannada movies like “Ninnindale”, “Masterpiece” and recent blockbuster “Raajakumara”. Along with the direction, Screenplay and movie is written by Prashanth Neel.Miss Diva and also Miss Supranational 2016 Winner Model Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty entering into Film Industry is making debut as lead actress in the film. Achyuth Kumar,Vasishta N. Simha,B.suresha will be playing important roles alongside actress Ramya Krishnan and Veteran Actor Nassar playing pivotal roles. Music and Background score by Ravi Basrur which is second collaboration with the director after Ugramm. Bhuvan Gowda is the cinematographer and Art by Shivakumar.
The teaser already generated 2.6 million views, racing towards 3 million and is the fastest Kannada teaser to reach one million views in just 17 hours beating Kannada Rapper Chandan Shetty’s Tequila Music Video. In an recent interview Actor Yash said about Kannada movies expanding their market outside Karnataka and overseas and KGF releasing in multi languages will be first big step to that. Reportedly film budget is around 50 Crores. Team is planning for Mid March 2018 release.
Here’s the KGF teaser