The trailer of KGF: Chapter 2 starring Yash was finally released on Sunday. The film, which is the second instalment to the 2018 Kannada film KGF: Chapter 1, is scheduled for release on April 14 after multiple delays. It will star Yash in the lead role of Rocky, and will also feature Srinidhi Shetty, Sanjay Dutt and Raveena Tandon.
The trailer was launched at an event attended by Yash, Sanjay Dutt, and Raveena Tandon in Bangalore. The launch event was hosted by Karan Johar. Yash shared the trailer on his Twitter account, with the caption, "The world is my territory!" The tweet included the links of the trailer in multiple languages- Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam.
The trailer shows Yash's Rocky as a powerful businessman in the gold mining industry who gets involved in a feud with a politician played by Raveena Tandon. Sanjay Dutt arrives to the city as Rocky's enemy Adheera.
The trailer starts with a voiceover, "Khoon se likhi hui kahaani hai, syaahi se nahi badhegi (The story of blood cannot be continued with a ink, but only in blood)." After the trailer was released, fans have been sharing a line said by Yash: "Violence, violence, violence, I don't like it. I avoid. But, violence likes me. I can't avoid."
KGF 2 follows the events that occur after the death of the villain Garuda at the hands of Yash's Rocky in the first part. Rocky, who is now helping the people struggling at the KGF, will have to face his biggest foe Adheera and learn more about his past.
The film has been written and directed by Prashanth Neel, and produced by Vijay Kiragandur under the Hombale Films banner. It is being presented in North-Indian markets by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar’s Excel Entertainment and AA Films.