KGF team recreates Mumbai of 70s and Kolar Gold Fields of 80s

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Dec 1, 2018, 10:17 pm IST
Updated Dec 1, 2018, 10:17 pm IST
One of the most ambitious projects from down south, KGF is set to be a 2 part series film.
A still from KGF.
 A still from KGF.

When it comes to making a film set in yesteryear era, what a filmmaker first needs to get right is the environment, especially the sets where most of the drama takes place. 

Keeping that in mind, the makers of the much-awaited film KGF have gone all out to ensure that they create perfect environment for the flick. 

 

Two separate environments were created for the movie, one was Mumbai of the 70s and other was Kolar Gold Fields of early 80s. A lot of research went into recreating both.

Excel Entertainment's KGF which is one of the most ambitious projects coming from down south will be a 2 chapter series.

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.

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