Zee’s south cluster of channels have secured the satellite rights for KGF Chapter 2 – the most anticipated movie of the year starring the renowned star Yash, directed by Prashanth Neel. The movie will be out in theaters on April 14, 2022.
KGF Chapter 1 premiered in over 100 theatres across 50 international locations and surpassed the Rs 100 crore mark in terms of worldwide collections within less than a week of its release. The action blockbuster of the year became the highest-grossing Kannada movie to ever hit the screens. The sequel, KGF Chapter 2 is set to deliver a higher entertainment quotient with the teaser earning over 208 million views digitally, including trending at #1 on Twitter and YouTube. This mega entertainer will premiere on Zee Kannada, Zee Tamil, Zee Telugu and Zee Keralam in the respective languages post its theatrical release.
Speaking about the acquisition, Siju Prabhakaran, Cluster Head – South, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited, said, “We are thrilled to bring the most anticipated movie in the country to every screen in the South through the TV acquisition rights of KGF Chapter 2 in all 4 Southern languages. This is yet another firm step we have taken as a brand to keep our promise to the audience and provide the best of entertainment in the comfort and safety of their homes. With this association, we are glad to present our viewers with quality content that is larger-than-life and appeals to diverse audiences across the world and enhances our connection with them.”
Speaking on the release, Santosh J Nair, Business Head, Zee Keralam, said, ‘’Zee Keralam proudly acquires the satellite rights of KGF 2. KGF Chapter 1 has a cult following in Kerala and we are excited to bring to our loyal viewers this mega entertainer.’’
We are certain that KGF-2 will shatter all records and create history in TV ratings and will add another feather in the cap for Zee channels in the south region. Talking about the association, Producer Vijay Kiragandur of Hombale Films said, “We are pleased to announce that we have associated with Zee’s South Cluster for the satellite rights of our magnum opus KGF Chapter2, for the southern languages. With our partnership with Zee’s South cluster of channels, we are confident to expand our reach to a wider audience.’’
After the record-breaking success of KGF Chapter1, the expectations from KGF Chapter2 are enormous. The trailer of the film further added to the buzz of the action thriller.
“With KGF Chapter2, we have tried to enhance the spirit & scale of KGF legacy to provide the best cinematic experience for our fans. We hope to create and witness a greater euphoria with our grand release. And we are confident that KGF Chapter2 will be showered with the same love & affection and will script a new benchmark in the film industry,” added Kiragandur. “We constantly strive to bring limitless entertainment to our viewers, this is one such effort as well.”
Talking about what KGF and this association means to him, actor Yash said, “KGF 2 holds a very special place in my heart. My director Prashant Neel, producer Vijay Kirgandur and I have a vision that has been very different and approachable and we are grateful that the audiences believe in the work we believe in. The love and support from the audiences has been immense and I am glad that the film from the region I hail from has managed to bring oneness amongst our audiences pan India. I am elated to associate with Zee’s South cluster of channels who have been entertaining Indian audiences since its inception. I would like to extend my gratitude to ZEE and wish them the best. I hope we continue to have successful associations for our future projects”.
Produced by Hombale Films, along with Yash, the film stars Sanjay Dutt, Srinidhi Shetty and Raveena Tandon as lead characters.