Maheswara Rao Nadella | Published On: Dec, 5, 2023 | 09:59 AM
Kannada superstar Yash, widely recognized for his portrayal of Rocky Bhai in Prashanth Neel’s blockbuster KGF franchise, has remained a prominent figure in Indian cinema. Following the release of KGF 2, enthusiasts have eagerly awaited details regarding his next cinematic venture, tentatively known as ‘Yash19.’ The swirling speculations regarding the directorial helm have kept fans in suspense, with several names surfacing in the discourse.
As per the buzz suggests that Malayalam actress-turned-director Geethu Mohandas could potentially helm ‘Yash19.’ This revelation indicates that the film might unfold as a high-octane action thriller, showcasing Yash in an entirely fresh portrayal, set against the backdrop of the Goan drug cartel. However, an official confirmation regarding Geethu Mohandas’s directorial association with the project is yet to be announced, leaving fans eagerly anticipating an official word from the makers.
Amidst the directorial speculations, other prominent names have emerged in connection with ‘Yash19.’ Narthan, a rising talent in the Kannada film industry, has been rumoured for a while to direct the film after purportedly pitching a script to the illustrious Jaanu actor, heightening the intrigue surrounding the project.
Furthermore, earlier reports indicated filmmaker PS Mithran, known for his directorial endeavours including the Karthi-starrer ‘Sardar,’ as a potential contender to direct ‘Yash19.’ The filmmaker’s adeptness in presenting gripping action sequences and a consistent directorial track record intrigued fans after rumours surfaced about his narrative pitch to Yash.
The revelation of the film’s directorial captaincy remains veiled in secrecy, heightening anticipation among fans. The awaited unveiling of the film’s title on December 8th promises to bring clarity and excitement, finally putting to rest the speculation surrounding the director’s chair.
Insights into ‘Yash19’ have gradually surfaced, providing glimpses into the actor’s preparations. Yash reportedly commenced groundwork for his role and sought guidance from Hollywood director JJ Perry, renowned for his work in the acclaimed ‘John Wick’ franchise, indicative of the actor’s dedication to his forthcoming endeavor.
Moreover, Yash disclosed that ‘Yash19’ will be produced by KVN Productions. Recent social media activity by the actor, including a change in his display picture to a graphic reading ‘Loading,’ sent fans of the ‘Rocking Star’ into a fervor, catapulting #Yash19 to the top trending spot on social media platforms.
As the excitement and anticipation build around ‘Yash19,’ fans eagerly await the impending revelation of the film’s title and director, eagerly anticipating another milestone in Yash’s illustrious cinematic journey.