According to statistics revealed by well-known trading experts, “KGF 2” earned nearly ₹550 crore in its four-day opening weekend. The makers had chosen to release the film on a Thursday, April 14 to take advantage of a long weekend and the strategy is now paying off, making the film a worldwide phenomenon. Another report states that ‘KGF: Chapter 2’ overseas business hit the ₹100 cr (~$13 million) mark to make it one of the biggest box office hits to ever come out of the Indian cinema.
The latest Comscore report for Worldwide Box Office for the weekend of April 15-17 puts ‘KGF: Chapter 2’ in a super credible No. 2 spot and is only second to recent Harry Potter spin-off ‘Fantastic’. Beast: The Secret of Dumbledore’. North America, the Middle East and Australia contributed hugely to the overseas figures, with the film also outperforming the Tamil release “Beast” in “Malaysia”.
As for the Indian market, ‘KGF: Chapter 2’ is expected to have collected over ₹180 cr. through its Hindi dubbed version and continues with similar intensity in all other versions as well. Reportedly, Tamil Nadu box office alone contributed over ₹42.5 cr and it can be expected to maintain a similar performance in the coming days. More updates will follow soon.
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