“KGF: Chapter 2”, directed and starring Prashant Neel and starring Prashant Neel, was the second highest grossing film worldwide on Easter weekend, according to ComScore. “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore” grossed 11 114.7 million over the weekend.
“KGF: Chapter 2” is a sequel to the $ 33 million Kannada language film “KGF: Chapter 1” which was released in 2018. The film traces the adventures of gangster Rocky (Yash) when he tried to seize control. Kolar gold field in the 1970s and 1980s. In the sequel, his journey continues, but he bets on his opponents, including the Prime Minister of India. Sanjay Dutt, Ravina Tandon and Prakash Raj are also among the cast members of “KGF: Chapter 2”.
“KGF: Chapter 2”, produced by Vijay Kiragandur for Hombale Films, had a budget of 13 million.
The film premiered in Kannada on April 14, with dubbed versions in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and Malayalam, which is New Year’s Day for many Indian parties. The film debuted at number nine in the United States, grossing $ 2.5 million over the weekend.
“KGF: Chapter 2” starred another recent Indian blockbuster in its first weekend, SS Rajamouli’s “RRR”, NTR Jr. and Ram Charan, which grossed $ 65 million in its first weekend and is currently grossing a total of $ 140 million.
Over the four-day weekend in India, the Hindi-dubbed version of “KGF: Chapter 2” surpassed Rajamouli’s “Bahubali 2: The Conclusion”, which had earlier recorded $ 20.9 million.
“KGF: Chapter 2” has received a lot of attention on the Imax screen, both in the United States and abroad. India’s Imax debut “Spider-Man: No Way Home”, grossed $ 762,000. The film grossed $ 1.1 million worldwide, including $ 1.1 million in India at 95 IMAX theaters.
Another highly anticipated Easter weekend Indian movie, Vijay’s Tamil language feature “Beast” has opened for mixed reviews and grossed $ 25 million.
Neil’s next film is “Salar”, starring Prabhas from the “Bahubali” franchise and “NTR 31”, starring NTR Jr. from “RRR”.
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