Kannada actor Yash is basking in glory over this recent hit film KGF turning out to be a mega grosser. Directed by Prashanth Neel, the film was released simultaneously in other regional languages as well. The film has Yash playing the lead role and paired up opposite him was actor Srinidhi Shetty. The film has completed its 100 day run at the box office.
The makers of the movie have sold the Kannada and Tamil satellite rights to Colors Kannada and Colors Tamil respectively and its Hindi version to Sony. And now, the Tamil version of the film is set to make its grand television premiere soon. The film will be premiered through Colors TV Tamil on April 7, 2019.
The digital streaming rights of KGF all five languages - Kannada, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam have been reportedly sold to OTT platform Amazon Prime. The film has surpassed the record of all previous movies sold on the digital movie platform. The buzz is that the makers have sold the digital rights of the film for a price of Rs 18 crore which is the highest-ever amount paid for a Kannada film.
The film emerged as the first Kannada film to breach the Rs 200 crore club worldwide. Following its success, the actor is gearing up for its sequel. The second part, titled KGF: Chapter 2, went on floors today with a traditional pooja earlier this month. A sizeable portion of the sequel was shot when KGF: Chapter 1 was shot and the team is now set to can the remaining portions.
Vijay Kiragandur produced the project under his banner Hombale Films. The technical team comprises music director Ravi Basrur, cinematographer Bhuvan Gowda, and art director Shivakumar. The rest of the star cast includes Achyuth Kumar, Nassar, Anant Nag and Vasishta N Simha.
(Content provided by Digital Native)