Apparently, south star Yash seems to be getting typecasted after starring in KGF and its sequel. Amid the excitement around the film’s third instalment, fans are likely to be shocked by the latest reports, suggesting Yash’s ouster.
KGF was helmed by Prashant Neel and it has emerged as one of the most popular franchises in Indian Cinema. With the second instalment released last year, fans are eagerly waiting for the third instalment. Interestingly, the film turned out to be the third highest-grossing Indian film worldwide. ALSO READ | KGF Fame Yash Urges Fans Not To Drink And Drive; Collaborates With Bengaluru Traffic Police For A Road Safety Initiative Ahead Of New Year- WATCH
However, following the surge in the film’s popularity, the makers are now planning the third instalment of the popular franchise and fans across the nation are eagerly waiting for updates on the same.
A recent ETimes report suggests that Yash will not be in a full-fledged role in KGF 3. The report quoted an insider saying, “Yash doesn’t want to be branded as the ‘KGF’ star like Sean Connery and Daniel Craig who were branded as James Bond. After spending a good five years of his life working on the KGF franchise twice, Yash wants to take a break from KGF.”
However, there is still hope for the fans as the Kannada star is now working on the same the film will feature him in a role as dynamic and crowd-pleasing as the popular franchise. But, we doubt if the fans will be able to see him in KGF.
Meanwhile, the Hombale Films’ Vijay Kirgandur has confirmed the third instalment in the franchise however, it doesn’t seem to be happening anytime soon since the director Prashant Neel is busy with other directorial. He also added that the film is likely to go on floors in 2025. ALSO READ | KGF Star Yash Donated Whopping Rs 50 Crore For Construction Of Ram Mandir In Ayodhya? Know The TRUTH Behind Viral Post
Yash admitted that his films have turned the tide for regional cinema and pointed out that even though the spoken language is regional, the spirit of presentation is international. “When people say I put Kannada cinema on the world map, I feel good about it. When we made KGF we consciously designed it for a pan-India audience. The spoken language is regional, but the spirit of presentation is international or so we’d like to believe,” feels Yash who has a massive fan following among Indians everywhere.