K. G. F. Story
Director: Prashanth Neel
Cast: Yash as Raja Krishnappa Bairya aka Rocky, Archana Jois as Saraswathi (Rocky's mother), Anant Nag as Anand Ingalagi (a senior journalist and the author of El-Dorado, a banned novel based on events at KGF), Srinidhi Shetty as Reena Desai, and Laxman as Rajendra Desai.
K. G. F. is the story of Raja Krishnappa Bairya aka Rocky, a boy who grew up with big dreams of making a lot of wealth and wanted the one man feared by the others. The movie is framed as a narration by a senior journalist and the author of El-Dorado, a banned novel based on events at KGF, and it is where Rocky's adventures are chronicled. Rocky was born in poverty and his mother dies when he was a still a kid but not before she extracts a promise from him that he should become a rich man.
Rocky goes to Mumbi during the 1960s with dreams of ruling the city and after initial hardships which prepare him for the upcoming tasks, he grows up to be a feared goon who doesn't care even the biggest of the mafia. Rather than facing him, the others vie for his attention and services. It is when he is given a task to kill a mining mafia bigwig in the eponymous Kolar Gold Fields (KGF). In the meanwhile, Rocky falls in love with Reena, the daughter of the man who recruited him, Rajendra Desai, for this task which will soon turn into a bloody battle.
But when he arrives in the Kolar Gold Fields, Rocky understands that there is something more than meets the eyes and with all his might fight the others who are involved in the game. How he emerges victorious in the nefarious battle and lead the people who are suffering in the hands of the mining mafia to become their leader and redeemer form the rest of the story.
KGF is the biggest Kannada film in terms of budget and release. The movie was released in all South Indian languages and Hindi. KGF despite mixed reviews from the critics went on to become a thundering success at the box office. The performance of the lead actor Yash and the dialogues are specifically praised. The direction and the scale of the film also received considerable acclaim. The movie grossed more than 240 crores and is the first Kannada film to collect Rs. 100 Cr. and Rs. 200 Cr.
K. G. F. Trailer