KGF: Chapter 1 box office collection — Hindi version of Yash-starrer rakes in Rs 3 cr on Day 2

FP Staff

Dec 23, 2018 13:40:11 IST

The Hindi version of Kannada film KGF: Chapter 1, which hit theatres on 21 December, earned Rs 3 crore on the second day of its release. The film amassed Rs 2.10 cr on its opening day and has witnessed an upward trend on Day 2. There was a growth of 42.86 percent in its earnings, according to trade analysts.

The Prashant Neel directorial was also released in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. According to Indian Express, the Yash-starrer's second day collection was Rs 19.20 crore, taking the total amount to Rs 37.21 crore. Trade analysts write that screens have doubled up owing to the response KGF received on its opening day, despite having strong competitors like Zero, Maari 2 and Seethakathi.

KGF is the biggest film ever produced in the history of Kannada cinema, and is being compared to Baahubali in terms of grandeur and scale. The rags-to-riches tale revolves around the journey of one man (played by Yash), who rises from the dusty streets of Mumbai to become the ruler of the now-defunct Kolar Gold Fields.

The big-budget action extravaganza also stars Ramya Krishnan, Anant Nag and Achyuth Kumar, apart from Yash.

Updated Date: Dec 23, 2018 13:40:11 IST

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