‘Karthikeya 2’ Movie OTT Release Date: Nikhil Siddhartha’s ‘Karthikeya 2’ is expected to be available to watch online on Zee5 on October 5th

The digital rights of Karthikeya 2 starring Nikhil Siddhartha have been bagged by Zee5. As per reports, the mythological drama will stream digitally on Zee5. Although the date for the same has not been announced officially, reports state that fans can watch this superhit film on October 5, 2022, on the OTT platform.

Besides Nikhil, the film also stars Anupam Kher, Srinivasa Reddy, Viva Harsha, Adithya Menon, Praveen, Satya, and Tulasi, among others in pivotal roles.

Trade news reveals that Karthikeya 2 has impressed the audience across India and has done phenomenally well in the North Indian belt, in the Hindi-speaking markets, by making over Rs 30 crore. Besides that, the film has also done well in the Telugu region too and has been marked as the highest-grossing movie of Nikhil’s career.

Fans who missed watching the movie in the theatre can now enjoy the OTT premiere of Karthikeya 2 on Zee5 on October 5, 2022.



The success of the film has surprised both the fans and the fraternity as the film started with just over 50 theatres during its release in the Hindi belt. However, the popularity of Karthikeya 2 helped the film get more screens. It is being said that the film, due to its story revolving around Lord Krishna, performed well during Janmashtami and the audience was able to relate to the story. Currently, over 3000 screens in the Hindi-speaking belt are showcasing Karthikeya 2.

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Written and directed by Chandoo Mondeti, Karthikeya 2 is the to the 2014 release titled Karthikeya, which follows the lead, Dr. Karthikeya’s quest to find Lord Krishna’s lost anklet. A lead from Professor Ranganath Rao’s research from Greece helps him understand that Lord Krishna has trusted Uddhava to safeguard his anklet. This has the solutions to all problems faced by humankind in Kali Yugam. A firm believer in science and logic, he embarks on the journey to find the anklet. The story then follows a series of events whereby Dr. Karthikeya meets several characters, faces obstacles and more to reach the location where the anklet can be found.


Data reveals that the film made at a budget of approximately Rs 15-20 crores has so far made a box office collection of over Rs 120 crores. Karthikeya 2 was released in the theatres on August 13, 2022, and has been having a successful run.

The lead actor, Nikhil, in an interview with IANS, confirmed that the makers are planning sequels to the film and there are plans to expand the franchise. The lead character of the film will be seen following exciting mysteries and adventures which will take the audience to many more untold stories about India’s rich cultural heritage.

Jointly produced by Abhishek Agarwal’s banner, Abhishek Agarwal Arts, and TG Vishwa Prasad’s banner, People Media Factory, the music for Karthikeya 2 has been composed by Kaala Bhairava and the cinematography and editing have been done by Karthik Ghattamneni and Karthika Srinivas respectively.