Ko 2 (English: King 2) is an Indian Tamil political thriller written and directed by Sarath, who earlier worked as associate director for Unnaipol Oruvan and Billa II. The film is being produced by Elred Kumar and features Bobby Simha and Nikki Galrani in the leading roles, while Prakash Raj reprises his role from the first film. A stand-alone sequel to the successful 2011 film Ko, the film was planned to release in April 2016. The film released on 13th May 2016 and received positive reviews from critics. The film’s story is said to be inspired from Telugu movie Prathinidhi. It has shades of Tamil Movie Desiya Geetham released in 1998.
Kumaran, (Bobby Simha) kidnaps Chief Minister Yogeeswaran Prakash Raj and demands the police to make the government give him his withdrawaled money, which the bank tor and a few cents that a medical shop had to give. When the Chief Minister asks about his motive, Kumaran narrates his story. During the same time, State Minister’s son Bala Saravanan is found unconscious by the police and when he is woken, narrates his story of Kumaran. In Bala’s story, he and Kumaran become friends, but are shocked to see that they both love the same girl Nikki Galrani. In Kumaran’s story, he explains how Kumaraswamy Nassar, the man who sponsored Kumaran was killed by a politician. The rest of the story reveals who killed Kumarasamy, and why.
Directed by Sarath
Produced by Elred Kumar & Jayaraman
Written by Bakkiam Sankar (dialogues) & Raja Ram (dialogues)
Screenplay by Sarath
Story by Sarath & Anand Ravi (base story)
Starring Bobby Simha, Prakash Raj, Nikki Galrani, Bala Saravanan
Music by Leon James
Cinematography Philip R. Sundar & Venkat M.
Edited by Kevin
Production R. S. Infotainment
Release dates 13 May 2016 (India)
Running time 128 minutes