The ardent fans of Rocky Star Yash are on the full-scale celebrations after their much-anticipated KGF: Chapter 2 has got a release date and in the final stage of preparing to rock the big screens. The makers of the movie had recently announced that the movie will be getting released on July 16th, 2021, and when the sequel of KGF: Chapter 1 had triggered unprecedented expectations, the fans of Yash had penned a weird letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with their appeal of declaring July 16th as the national holiday.
In what has become the never-witnessed appeal to the Prime Minister, the fans of Yash had requested the Prime Minister to declare a national holiday on July 16th for watching the movie. In the appeal, the fans wrote, "Respected Sir, Subject: Declare National Holiday on 16/07/2021 Friday, As all we know the most expected Yash's KGF Chapter 2 releasing on 16/07/2021 Friday".
"The most of people eagerly waiting for the movie. So, we are requesting you to declare a national holiday on 16/07/2021. Try to understand our feeling, it's not just a movie, it's our emotion", the fans further penned. Their letter has been getting virally spread across social media and become the talk of the town with a display of how the fans have been waiting to watch the movie.
Announcing the release date, Yash took to Twitter and released a new poster of his character and said, "Fasten your seat belt coz the date is set". The release date was announced last week while the teaser had put the fans into agog and excitement to watch the movie. The much-awaited teaser of KGF: Chapter 2 was released in January on the occasion of Yash's birthday.
The teaser has created a record by garnering more views on Youtube. The teaser has got 16 million views within 10 hours of release and within a month, the teaser has got over 164 million views, which is the highest ever achieved by any Indian movie on Youtube. KGF Chapter 2 is directed by Prashanth Neel who directed the first part and while Yash plays the lead role, the film has roped in Sanjay Dutt, Srinidhi Shetty, Anant Nag, Nagabharana, Prakash Raj, Archana Jois, Achyuth Kumar, and Malavika Avinash in important roles.
Produced by Vijay Kirangandur and Karthik Gowda under the banner Homebale Films, KGF: Chapter 2 is getting made in the budget of Rs 100 crore, making it the most expensive Kannada film. Prashanth Neel has retained the technicians from Chapter 1 with Bhuvan Gowda handling the cinematography, Srikanth Gowda editing the film and Ravi Basrur scoring the music for the soundtrack and the film's background. It will be releasing in Kannada and dubbing versions of Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Hindi languages.