K.G.F: Chapter 1 First Day Box Office Collections

22 Dec, 2018 12:49 IST|Sakshi
K.G.F: Chapter 1 First Day Box Office Collections

Kannada actor Yash's KGF has opened to terrific response at the box office. There collections at the ticket window too have been phenomenal. While the film has opened to positive reviews from audience and critics alike, and the talk surrounding the highly anticipated film KGF won't die anytime soon. Yash, who has received acclaim for his lead performance in the film, is likely to surpass records of his own film records by end of KGF’s theatrical run it appears if one were to go by the overwhelming response to the film. The real test for the movie will begin from Monday onwards as it is to ride with other new releases of this week.

Latest buzz on social media circles is that KGF is similar to Prabhas’s Telugu film Chatrapathi. But Prabhas fans who are spread across different parts of the country went on to clarify that KGF has totally unique content. Drawing a comparison between Chatrapathi and KGF is unfair, they contend. Whatever be the story of KGF, Yash has become a second Prabhas among the mass audiences with KGF. Let's wait and watch how Yash’s career would turn after the response to KGF in Telugu. Will Yash land opportunities in other industries? According to the talk in Gandhinagar circles, the film is believe to have collected a whopping Rs 50 crores in all from all quarters. The film has raked in $56,497 on its opening day at the box office. Check out this tweet:

KGF’s Hindi collections too have been impressive. Have a look at this tweet posted by film critic Ramesh Bala

Going by the positive response to KGF, the number of theatres have increased too. Check this...

In a first, KGF has brought global fame to Kannada cinema thanks to the maker's visualisation and the performance of lead actors. And to say, this is just the beginning wouldn't be cliched as the director promises more in the second chapter.

KGF also had a wide release hitting some 2460 screens in India. The screen count for each language was put out by none other than trade analyst, industry tracker and film critic Taran Adarsh.

The film was off to a terrific start on Friday with occupancy for early morning shows itself being 100% in most languages. KGF collections was affected considering the fact that it faced stiff competition from other big ticket releases like Padi Padi Lecha Manasu and Antariksham in Telugu, Maari in Tamil, Zero in Hindi. Trade analysts believe had KGF secured a solo release, it would have likely raked in more moolah at the box office. Yet, the film seems to have met expectations of the trade analysts and moviebuffs given the hype surrounding the film before its release.

Film critics have goven their thumbs up to the movie and praised its production values not to mention the lead actor's outstanding performance. Th collections are going to be monstrous given the positive word of mouth that's coming in for KGF. The film even beat SRK's Zero at the ticket window which is a huge achievement for a South Indian film.

Social media is filled with positive reviews for the movie. Here’s a sample...

The film is directed by Prashanth Neel and produced by Vijay Kirgandur. KGF is a period drama that traces the history of gold mining and the mafia running in the gold fields of Karnataka. Still undecided whether to watch the film or not? Read our review of KGF.

Also Read: KGF Review: Yash Truly A Rocking Star

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