KGF is an upcoming Indian film of Kannada cinema. It is being made in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi languages, and also dubbed into Chinese and Japanese. The film is written and directed by Prashanth Neel and produced by Vijay Kiragandur under the banner Hombale films. It stars Yash and Srinidhi Shetty in the lead roles. The shooting of this film completed on August 15, 2018, the film is scheduled to release on 21 December 2018.
|Directed by||Prashanth Neel|
|Produced by||Vijay Kiragandur|
|Written by||Prashanth Neel|
|Screenplay by||Prashanth Neel|
|Story by||Prashanth Neel|
Vasishta N. Simha
|Narrated by||Anant Nag|
|Music by||Ravi Basrur|
Excel Entertainment (Hindi)
As of 25 June 2017 the project was 50 percent complete and production had restarted after sets were rebuilt following their destruction by heavy rains. The second schedule started in Mysore. The film has so far been shot in Kolar, Bengaluru and Mysuru. "In our upcoming schedules, we plan on visiting Kolkata, Mumbai and Ladakh as well, apart from more shoots in Mysuru and Bengaluru," said Karthik.
KGF will be released in five languages. It is a complete period drama and is set in the 70s and early 80s. Yash plays the role of Rocky, a slick and a suave person of the 70s era. Apart from Yash and Srinidhi, some of the Kannada actors include Achyuth Kumar, Vasishta N Simha and B Suresha. Ramya Krishna and Nasser are expected to join in later schedules. A technical team, which includes cinematographer Bhuvan Gowda, music director Ravi Basrur and art director Shivakumar, have worked towards creating the ambience and look of the era. The teaser of KGF was released on the Yash birthday (8 January 2018).
Ravi Basrur is signed to compose score and songs for the movie.
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