The much-awaited teaser of KGF: Chapter 2 dropped today to subdue the damage of the video’s leak, hours before its official launch. The teaser was initially slated to release on Friday at 10:16 am to mark the 35th birthday celebration of Yash, who is the star of the franchise film.

The teaser of the KGF Chapter 2 opens with the pledge that Yash’s character Rocky makes to his dying mother: that he won’t die in poverty.

The makers took to their Twitter to share the teaser. The caption read— “A promise was once made, that promise will be kept! Wishing Rocking Star @TheNameIsYash a very Happy Birthday. #KGF2Teaser #HBDRockyBhai @VKiragandur @prashanth_neel @hombalefilms @duttsanjay @TandonRaveena @SrinidhiShetty7 @BasrurRavi @bhuvangowda84.”

Have a look at the tweet here—

Within a few minutes, the video became spread like wildfire on the internet.

Have a look at the teaser here—

Sanjay Dutt, who plays the antagonist in the film, Adheera, also took to his Twitter to share the news. He wrote, “The love that you all have shown for #Adheera till now has been overwhelming. Sharing #KGF2Teaser @VKiragandur @TheNameIsYash @prashanth_neel @hombalefilms @TandonRaveena @SrinidhiShetty7 @BasrurRavi @bhuvangowda84.

KGF 2 was slated to release in October 2020 but due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the production got postponed. The film is produced by Hombale Films, which also produced the first part– KGF: Chapter 1. The film starred Srinidhi Shetty, Raveena Tandon, Prakash Raj and Malavika Avinash in pivotal roles.