Last Updated:

'KGF: Chapter 2' Starring Yash And Sanjay Dutt To Release In 2021 Due To COVID-19?

Yash and Sanjay Dutt's much-anticipated film, KGF: Chapter 2's release date is reportedly pushed to 2021 because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Read more

KGF: Chapter 2

To avoid the transmission of the global catastrophe, government officials, across the globe, are exercising every right in their authority to prevent local transmission of Coronavirus and have shut down public places like theatres and restaurants. As a result, many about-to-be-released films have been postponed until further notice. Recently, it was announced that actor Yash and Sanjay Dutt’s much-loved film, KGF: Chapter 2 has been postponed. 

Also Read | IN PICS: Shooting For 'KGF: Chapter 2' Starts With A Customary Puja In Bengaluru, Here's When The Film Will Release

Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhawani’s KGF: Chapter 2, which was slated to release on October 22, will now be postponed, as the makers are reportedly hunting for a new release date in 2021. As per reports, the shooting progress of KGF: Chapter 2 was also going on at full swing until the announcement of the inevitable lockdown period in India. However, no official statements have been passed by the makers yet.

Considered as one of the most awaited South-Indian films of the year, KGF: Chapter 2 will pit two superstars against each other. Sanjay Dutt will be seen in his first Kannada film with Yash and Shrinidhi Shetty. The story of KGF: Chapter 2 revolves around the life of Rocky and his road to supremacy.

Also Read | Raveena Tandon Opens Up On Her Role In 'KGF: Chapter 2', Calls It 'a Tough Character'

This comes after the delay of the highly successful franchise, Mission: Impossible 7. Reportedly, the officials at Paramount Studios have now pushed the release of the seventh Mission Impossible film to November 19, 2021, and the eighth film to November 4, 2022.  As per a report by a leading news publication, the seventh film was scheduled to be shot in Italy.

Other films that have taken a blow due to Coronavirus

Many studios, which had to delay the releases of their films, have now turned to the online streaming platforms, in the wake of the Coronavirus spread. Some of these films include Trolls World Tour, Emma, The Hunt and The Invisible Man. Recently, Netflix announced that it would be establishing a $100 million Coronavirus relief fund to aid the creative community. Kumail Nanjiani and Isa Rae's Lovebirds, too, has shifted to Netflix.

Also Read | Raveena Tandon Spills Beans On Her 'grey' Character In 'KGF: Chapter 2'; Details Here

Also Read | IN PICS: Shooting For 'KGF: Chapter 2' Starts With A Customary Puja In Bengaluru, Here's When The Film Will Release



Get the latest entertainment news from India & around the world. Now follow your favourite television celebs and telly updates. Republic World is your one-stop destination for trending Bollywood news. Tune in today to stay updated with all the latest news and headlines from the world of entertainment.

First Published:
By 2030, 40% Indians will not have access to drinking water