Godzilla Vs Kong broke the record on its first day becoming the highest opening film in India post COVID-19.
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 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.
As per early estimates, Godzilla Vs Kong collected somewhere between Rs 4.50-4.70 crore on its second day, summing the two days total to Rs 10.90-11.10. The reviews of Godzilla Vs Kong has been terrific which might give it a boost towards the evening and night shows.
Godzilla Vs Kong is produced by Legendary pictures and is directed by Adam Wingard (Blair Witch 2016, You’re Next and The Guest)