Despite the new Bollywood flicks and rising COVID-19 cases, Godzilla Vs Kong held well on its first weekday at the domestic box office.
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 especially in South India, summing up the first day total to Rs 6.40 crore and beating other Hollywood films like Wonder Woman and Tenet (both released by Warner Bros as well). Godzilla Vs Kong also defeated the highest opening Bollywood of the season – Roohi, which collected Rs 2.90 crore on its first day. The monster drama held well its position on Thursday with Rs 5.40 crore while Friday was good with Rs 4.22 crore followed by a superb growth on Saturday with Rs 6.42 crore and slightly grew on Sunday with Rs 6.52 crore
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As per the reports, Godzilla Vs Kong held very well on Monday collecting Rs 3.94 crore, summing the first 5 days total to Rs 32.90 crore.
Godzilla Vs Kong is produced by Legendary pictures and is directed by Adam Wingard (Blair Witch 2016, You’re Next and The Guest)