KGF which is one of the most expensive films coming from South has one of the most expensive sequences. As the film is set in the 80's era, the makers of the film had to create a huge set at Kolar Gold Fields which was operational and at its peak in the 80's.
The overall budget of the said sequence had amounted to 20 crores and is touted to be one of the most expensive movie sequences. Excel Entertainment's most ambitious project 'KGF' is set against the backdrop of the Kolar Gold Fields in Karnataka.
KGF showcases the story of Rocky (Yash) who aims to win the world and conquer the bloodiest gold mine. KGF is a period drama that traces the history of gold mining and the mafia running it in the generous fields of Karnataka's Kolar region.
The film is made in five languages, namely Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and Malayalam. The magnum opus traces the period of the glory of the gold mine and gives insights into the history of the mines located in Karnataka.
Starring Yash, Srinidhi Shetty, Ramya Krishna, Ananth Nag, John Kokken, Achyuth Rao in the lead, KGF is a Homabale Films production directed by Prashanth Neel, produced by Vijay Kiragandur, while Ravi Basrur has composed the music for KGF.
KGF would mark Excel Entertainment's first Kannada venture and the production house is elated to be associated with a mega ambitious project as such.
The period drama traces the tenure of late 70s and will be made in two parts. The first of which will be titled KGF Chapter 1 which is slated to release on 21st December 2018.