'KGF: Chapter 2' teaser leaked a day before Yash's birthday

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'KGF: Chapter 2' teaser leaked a day before Yash's birthday

'KGF: Chapter 2' teaser leaked a day before Yash's birthday

SC AN   ¦    Jan 08, 2021 09:34:35 PM (IST)

\'KGF: Chapter 2\' teaser leaked a day before Yash\'s birthday-1"Rocking Star" Yash had announced a great surprise for his fans that he had planned for his birthday, January 8. He had announced that he would be releasing the teaser to his upcoming film "KGF: Chapter 2" on this day, but his fans' hopes were dashed when the much-awaited teaser was leaked online a day in advance.

After the teaser was leaked, Yash and the film's team were forced to improvise and release the teaser on the evening of January 7.

Taking the whole incident in good stride, the team took to social media to release the teaser and explain why they changed their plans and even expressed that the fans got to see the teaser earlier than planned.

In a video posted to Twitter, the Rocking Star said in Kannada to his fans, "A few noble souls have chosen to leak the teaser. I am not sure what they got out of it and I will not worry about that. I wish them well. I know that many of you had made extensive plans for tomorrow in conjunction with the time of the teaser's release. I apologise for this. Please watch our teaser, support and wish us well. This is only the teaser. The film still awaits you."

"KGF: Chapter 2", starring Yash as the hero and Bollywood veteran actor Sanjay Dutt as the villain, is scheduled to be released in the summer. The teaser was meant to be the first look at the film as so far, the makers have only released the first looks of the lead, his heroine Srinidhi Shetty and some new additions to the cast - Sanjay Dutt and Bollywood heroine Raveena Tandon.

After the teaser was released, it gained 2 million views in just 10 minutes on YoutTube and has already crossed 50 million views since its release. The video has also been trending online and has got a glowing response from fans and critics. This is the first film teaser to get the fastest one million likes on Youtube within an hour.

The hashtags #MegaHitKGFChapter2TeaserCollision and #KGF2teaser have also been trending on Twitter.