Yash starrer KGF 2 in on record breaking spree at the box office
Thanks to the brand built by the Yash starrer KGF Chapter 1 which was the surprise hit in 2018 when it received solid reviews from the critics and audience alike. The action drama went on to collect Rs 44.42 crore in Hindi language while it minted a mind blowing Rs 185.24 crore in all languages against a budget of Rs 80 crore. It also helped in gaining cult-status over the satellite and digital platform which made the audience wait with bathed-breath for the sequel.
The first look poster, thrilling trailer and brilliant promos of KGF Chapter 2 ensured an earth shattering opening in all languages which has broken the below records
- Best Advance booking for a Hindi dubbed film
The advance booking collection for Bahubali 2 was Rs 37.53 crore but KGF 2 has overtaken those numbers. The recent trade report shows that KGF 2 has minted Rs 38-39 crore in the advance booking though the numbers can go higher.
KGF 2 First Day Box Office : Beats Bahubali 2 To Become The Highest Opening Hindi Dubbed Film Of ALL Time
2. Best Opening Day Record Of All Time For A Hindi-Dubbed Film
The collections of Yash starrer just got better as the word of mouth review is solid as per Book My Show towards evening and night shows which helped KGF Chapter 2 collect Rs 50-52 crore from 4400 screen as per early trade reports in the Hindi version. With this collection, KGF 2 has crossed the opening day figure of Prabhas starrer Bahubali 2 which minted Rs 41 crore in Hindi version and Aamir Khan starrer Thugs Of Hindostan which collected Rs 50.75 crore. There are chances it might even cross WAR which still holds the record of highest opening day figure with Rs 51.60 crore in the Hindi version.
3. Best Opening day for a Kannada film
It is estimated that action drama has minted Rs 35 crore net alone in Karnataka which makes it the highest opening Kannada film of ALL Time. Puneet Rajkumar's James film had set the new record by grossing over Rs 27 crore in Karnataka on the first day when it was released on 18th March this year.
4. Beating The Lifetime collection of KGF Chapter 1
The opening day figure is humongous that it has alredy crossed the lifetime collection of first part which earned Rs 44.42 in the Hindi version.
5. Crossing the budget on the first day
Yash, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon and Srinidhi Shetty starrer has the budget of Rs 100 crore which has easily been achieved as the action drama collected Rs 128 crore net in all languages on its first day.