KGF 2 held well on Tuesday at the box office.
After the success of KGF Chapter 1, starring Yash , the second part has broken all the records on its first day at the box office by becoming the highest opening film ever in India, beating the likes of WAR, Thugs Of Hindostan, Happy New Year and Bahubali 2. Thanks to the first look poster, thrilling trailer and brilliant promos, the advance booking of KGF 2 was god-like beating the advance booking of RRR, Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer WAR and even SS Rajamouli directed Bahubali 2 with the advance collection taking a huge leap.
The action drama opened to an excellent response in the morning shows with the occupancy range 75-80% across India in the Hindi version which was the best since Bahubali 2. This can be called as bumper opening which used to happen with films like WAR and Thugs Of Hindostan in pre-pandemic era. The collections 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 53.95 crore from 4400 screen in the Hindi version.
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Due to the Good Friday holiday, the earnings held well on the second day with Rs 46.79 crore. On Saturday, the collections went down but was still managed with Rs 42.90 crore, which is simply superb since the action drama has consistently given 40+ crore in all three day. The action drama went up again on Sunday with Rs 50.35 crore, bringing the total domestic collection in 4 days to Rs 193.99 crore in the Hindi version. With this collection, KGF Chapter 2 leads the top opening weekend of all time.
The action drama held well on first Monday with Rs 25.57 crore. As per early trade report, the sequel minted somewhere between Rs 20-22 crore, bringing the 6 days total to Rs 238-240 crore. With this collection, KGF has beaten the lifetime collection of Shah Rukh Khan starrer Chennai Express ( Rs 227.13 crore) and Salman Khan starrer Kick (Rs 231.85 crore). It minted Rs 55-55 crore in the overseas market, bringing the worldwide total to around Rs 675 crore which is just phenomenal. The budget is Rs 100 crore which has easily been achieved. KGF: Chapter 2 stars Yash, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon and Srinidhi Shetty in lead roles. Prakash Raj, Malavika Avinash, Achyuth Kumar and several other actors form the supporting cast.