Godzilla Vs Kong started on a good note at the box office despite the rising Covid-19 cases in few parts of India.
Directed by Adam Wingard (Blair Witch 2016, You’re Next and The Guest), Godzilla Vs Kong is a follow up to Godzilla: King Of Monsters (2019) which was a sequel to the 2014 monster hit Godzilla (2014). In parallel, the King Kong film, Kong : The Skull Island, in 2017. Warner Bros was planning to release its monster universe in 2020 but due to the pandemic situation last year, it got postponed to 2021.
Godzilla Vs Kong had opened to a good response in the morning shows across India yesterday thanks to a solid trailer which had generated a encouraging views (71 million) while Warner Bros have done a good job in promoting the film over social media. Released in multiple languages, the monster action flick did very well in English language with around Rs 3.30 core, Rs 20 lakhs in Hindi language and around 1-1.20 core in Tamil and Telugu languages. As per early estimates, Godzilla Vs Kong collected somewhere between Rs 4.50-4.70 crore on its first day, scoring more than Bollywood flick Roohi which collected Rs 2.90 and has been the highest first day earner post COVID-19 phase. The reviews of Godzilla Vs Kong has been terrific which might give it a boost towards the evening and night shows.
While the The Hollywood monster attack film generally do well in India but with increase in the number of cases and restrictions put up in few cities preventEd Godzilla Vs Kong to make more impact at the India box office.
In Godzilla Vs Kong we could see that Kong is being brought to the city which is being threatened by another monster, Godzilla. We also get to see the history behind the battle as other monsters have been introduced in Godzilla Vs Kong.