Karthikeya 2 is a Telugu thriller movie starring Nikhil Siddharth, directed by Chandoo Mondeti. Karthikeya 2 is said to be a part of the Karthikeya franchise and is not a sequel to the 2014 film Karthikeya which grabbed the eyeballs of the audience with its thrilling storyline and became a hit at the box office. In 2019, Karthikeya 2 was announced but due to COVID-19, the film could not progress further with its production schedule in 2020.
However, with the movie industry returning to normalcy and shooting schedules running ahead at full steam, Karthikeya 2 is also no exception. Nikhil Siddhartha, the lead actor of Karthikeya 2 took to social media to share an exciting addition to the cast of the movie. Bollywood veteran and Padma Bhushan recipient Anupam Kher, would be joining the cast of Karthikeya 2. The announcement also coincided with the birthday of Anupam Kher.
Thrilled to Welcome One of India’s Biggest Actors… PadmaBhushan @AnupamPKher Sir Ji onboard our Film #Karthikeya2
Wishing him A Very Happy Birthday… and a long happy life 🙏🏽 #HappyBirthdayAnupamKher pic.twitter.com/dejySs4h86
— Nikhil Siddhartha (@actor_Nikhil) March 7, 2021
Karthikeya 2 is touted to be a mythological thriller with some incidents dating back 5000 years. Nikhil Siddharth will be playing the role of doctor and a poster was released on his birthday last year (June 2, 2020,) which said, “Vaidhyo Narayano Hari” which means a doctor is equal to the Almighty. Anupama Parameswaran is the leading lady of Karthikeya 2.
Karthikeya 2 is being produced by T.G. Vishwa Prasad and Abhishek Agarwal under their banners of People Media Factory and Abhishek Agarwal Arts respectively. The music will be scored by Kaala Bhairava while cinematography will be handled by Karthik Ghattamaneni. Karthikeya 2 is being shot inTelugu and would later be dubbed into Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi.