Upcoming romantic-action South Indian movie and sequel of 2009’s blockbuster Telugu movie Kick, ‘Kick 2′ is all set to hit screens on coming Friday. The movie is directed by Surender Reddy and produced by actor turned producer Nandamuri Kalyan Ram under the banner N.T.R. Arts. It is featuring the very popular Tollywood actor Ravi Teja and Rakul Preet Singh in lead roles along with Ravi Kishan, Rajpal Yadav, Sanjay Mishra etc in supporting characters.
Earlier makers were approached Tamannaah Bhatia for the female lead but due to lack of dates she didn’t make it and Rakul Preet Singh was selected in place of her. Initially Kick 2 was scheduled to be released on 7 May but due to delay in its production it was shifted to 28 May. Then again in delay in VFX works, the movie was again postponed for no fixed date. But in July makers finalized the date and now it is releasing on 21 August, along with Bollywood’s Manjhi & All is Well.
Kick 2 is having good pre-release hype among audience as its prequel Kick was a blockbuster and also Ravi Teja is one of the most popular actors in Tollywood. The first look of the movie was released on Ravi’s birthday (26 January) which was created huge buzz about it on social media. Its official trailer was released on 9 May 2015 along with its music audio and received wonderful response from fans & viewers. Trailer got more than one million of views within next 5 days of its release.
- Before Rakul Preet Singh, Tamannaah Bhatia was approached for the female lead.
- Music of Kick 2 has been composed by S. Thaman.
- In overseas, distribution rights of Kick 2 has been acquired by Classic Entertainments at very high price.
- Gemini TV has been acquired the global television broadcast rights of Kick 2 at 7.5 crores.