Karthik Subbaraj announces Jigarthanda 2

PUBLISHED DATE : 01/Aug/2022

Karthik Subbaraj announces Jigarthanda 2

Karthik Subbaraj’s action-comedy Jigarthanda was released in theaters 8 years ago today, and marking the occassion the filmmaker has now announced that he is currently working on a sequel to the film. Karthik shared a video on his social media page captioned #8YearsofJigarthanda and it was revealed that he is 'penning up' Jigarthanda 2 at the moment.



Jigarthanda released to wide critical acclaim in 2014 and has since been remade in Hindi as Bachchan Pandey (2022), in Telugu as Gaddalakonda Ganesh (2019) and in Kannada (2016) under the same title. The movie is inspired from the 2006 South Korean film A Dirty Carnival, which also follows a filmmaker as they decide to make a gangster film by closely following a real gangster. 

Actor Simha who played the gangster in Jigarthanda and film's editor Vivek Harshan won National Film Awards for 'Best Supporting Actor' and 'Best Editor' respectively in 2015. 

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