With the Karnataka High Court and the Competitions Commission of India removing several restrictions has opened up the door for filmmakers to dub their releases in Kannada. KGF was recently released in multiple languages and has been getting a stellar response throughout the country.
The next film to be dubbed in Kannada is none other than Rajnikanth's Petta. The film is slated for a January 2019 release in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and now, in Kannada as well. The Kannada dubbed version is getting ready and an official announcement on it is awaited. Ram Charan's Vinaya Vidheya Rama is also gearing up for a Kannada release.
After much debate over the last few years in sandalwood about releasing films in Kannada, it seems to be finally happening. Films have been dubbed in Kannada previously but were released later in contrast to the simultaneous releases taking place now.