You are here: Home » News-IANS » Cinema-Showbiz
Business Standard

Enough space for 'Zero', 'KGF' to survive: Actor Yash

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

Yash, who will be seen in the multilingual film "KGF" -- which stands for "Gold Fields" -- which is releasing along with superstar Khan's "Zero" on December 21, says both films can survive in the theatre alongside.

Asked if the date clash could affect the business of the film, told the media here during the launch of the trailer of "KGF": "I strongly believe that there is enough space for two films to survive, not one film can acquire the whole country.

"Yes, 'Zero' is a big anticipated film but we are releasing the film in five languages. So we had to have a date that is suitable for all the languages. We had to think about all the distributors.

"December 21 seems to be the date suitable for all, so we decided to release on that day. I know we will have a big competition in Hindi, but I think it is okay. The movie is good, so it will have its own strength," added the actor, who said he is a huge fan of

Since "KGF" is a big budget Kannada film getting a pan release, its cast and the crew released the trailer on Friday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of filmmaker

The Hindi release will be distributed by Excel Entertainment and Though and from Excel Entertainment could not attend the launch event, they sent their good wishes through a video message.

"KGF" is directed by Prashanth Neel and produced by It will be released in five languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam.

The film also features the Miss Supernational 2016 Srinidhi Shetty along with

The story of the film revolves around a gold mine and is set between the 1970s and 1980s era in

Sharing the process of the film's writing, the said: "We did a lot of research work when we started. Firstly, researching on the era 1978 was a subject itself.

"Then we had to get into the details of 'KGF' which many people do not know much about. Also, that era was a very important element for the film because during that time, the price of the gold reached its highest globally."

(Arundhuti Banerjee is in Bengaluru on an invitation by "KGF" makers. She can be contacted at )

--IANS

aru/rb/mr

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 19:36 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU