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KGF (film)

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.[3] 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
Starring Yash
Srinidhi Shetty
Vasishta N. Simha
Ramya Krishnan
Malavika Avinash
Narrated by Anant Nag
Music by Ravi Basrur
Cinematography Bhuvan Gowda
Hombale Films
Distributed by KRG studios
Excel Entertainment (Hindi)
Release date
  • December 2018 (2018-12)[1]
Country India
Language Kannada
Budget 80 crore[2]



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.[4] 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.[citation needed]

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[5] and B Suresha. Ramya Krishna and Nasser are expected to join in later schedules.[6] 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.[citation needed] 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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  3. ^ "KGF to be multilingual film".
  4. ^ Sharadhaa, A (25 June 2017). "Storm or shine, Rocking star Yash's KGF stays on schedule". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Vasishta joins KGF set".
  6. ^ "KGF a period film".
  7. ^ "Fan Dialogue , Aug 2018". YouTube.

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