KGF became one of the most successful films of 2018. Fans can now hardly wait for the second installment of the film to release titled ‘KGF: Chapter 2’. Another interesting fact about the upcoming sequel is that Sanjay Dutt will be making his debut in the south Indian film industry through this film.
After the vast success of the first film, the sequel is being made on a massive budget to impress the viewers like never before. Prashanth Neel, the director of the film has assigned the role of Adheera, the villain of the film, to the legendary Sanjay Dutt. The actor also shared his unique look for the film on his social media, leaving the fans highly anticipated to see him portray the role.
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However, as per the buzz in the industry, it was revealed that the role for Adheera was originally meant for Kiccha Sudeep! The actor was approached in a recent media interaction to address the matter and he revealed that he was never contacted to play the role in KGF 2. But he definitely had some great things to say about Sanjay Dutt. The south superstar said, “I am only happy that Sanjay Dutt sir is doing the film KGF: Chapter 2, as I wouldn’t have done what he is capable of.” The fans were delighted to hear such a heart-warming response from the actor.
Although Sanjay Dutt isn’t the only person from Bollywood who will be seen in KGF: Chapter 2. Bollywood diva, Raveena Tandon also has an interesting role to play in the film. In one of the interviews, the actress revealed, “am playing a politician, a strong character. She is the hero as well as the villain of the film, with a very interesting story arc.”
Prashanth Neel, the director of the film revealed the shooting of the film will commence soon, as the country is slowly coming back to normal. He also added that the process of production will be slower than usual as it is necessary all the other makers behind the film follow the safety protocols established by the government due to the rapidly spreading coronavirus.