Kolar Gold Fields mints Rs 21.45 crore in week 1 (Twitter)
Excel Entertainment’s ambitious Kannada project, Kolar Gold Fields aka KGF have been garnering immense praises from audience across the nation. While it’s been a record breaker at the Kannada box office, the Hindi version is making its presence felt in a positive manner. The film has done a rocking business in it’s first week and has gone ahead to garner 2.40 Cr on day 7 taking the grand total to 21.45 cr in Hindi belt.
The film has got the widest release with 2200 screens across India with 1200 screens in Hindi and 1000 screens in the South Indian market.
Ahead of the film's release, KGF has witnessed thunderous response at the ticket window for advance bookings in the South Indian market. Set in the backdrop of the ‘70s, the two-part period film is believed to be the most expensive film ever made in the Kannada film industry.
The two-minute KGF trailer is packed with intense drama, action and lot of bloodshed. Sharing the trailer, Excel Entertainment tweeted, "From the streets of Mumbai to the bloody gold mines of Kolar Fields, presenting #KGFTrailer2".
The story about power and greed, KGF trailer reveals how Rocky, played by actor Yash, grows up on the streets of Bombay and heads to the bloody gold mines of Kolar.
Excel Entertainment has joined hands with AA Films to present Kannada’s most expensive & ambitious project KGF. The much ambitious project would be released in four languages- Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada. KGF will also be dubbed in Chinese and Japanese.
Starring Yash, Srinidhi Shetty, Ramya Krishna, Ananth Nag, John Kokken, Achyuth Rao in the lead, KGF is a Homabale Films production directed by Prashanth Neel, produced by Vijay Kiragandur WHILE Ravi Basrur has composed the music for KGF.
KGF would mark Excel Entertainment’s first Kannada venture and the production house is elated to be associated with a mega ambitious project as such.
The period drama traces the tenure of late 70s and will be made in two parts. The first of which will be titled KGF Chapter 1 which is slated to release on 21st December 2018.