KGF Chapter 2: Director Prashanth Neel denies rumours of replacing Anant Nag
A rumour about Anant Nag's character in KGF: Chapter 2 being played by versatile actor Prakash Raj had been doing the rounds, causing director Prashanth Neel to issue a clarification.
After six months of a break because of coronavirus, shooting for the much-anticipated film of the year KGF: Chapter 2 started on August 26.
Also, a few pictures from the sets have gone viral on social media, in which one can see actor Prakash Raj in the similar attire of Anant Nag's character from the first instalment of the movie.
Fans were confused and many thought that the latter dropped out of the project.
However, the director of the film, Prashanth Neel has denied the ongoing rumours and has said that Anant Nag is undoubtedly a part of the second instalment too, and Prakash Raj is a new character for the film.
Reports suggested that the first 10 days of the shoot from August 26, 2020, will cover the portion of Malavika Avinash, Prakash Raj and Nagabharna, and Yash will join the team after a few days of the shoot.
The film has a high-voltage climax sequence which features Yash and Sanjay Dutt. Because the Bollywood actor was diagnosed with lung cancer and will undergo treatment for the same, the makers have reportedly roped in a duplicate of Sanjay Dutt for the sequence.
KGF: Chapter 2 also features Srinidhi Shetty, Raveena Tandon, Balakrishna, Saran Shakthi and Achyuth Kumar. The film is produced by Vijay Kiragandur under Hombale Films banner and will simultaneously release in Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam.