Yash starrer KGF Chapter 1 is a 2018 Kannada-language period action film written and directed by Prashanth Neel. The movie revolves around Rocky, a young man, who seeks power and wealth in order to fulfill a promise to his dying mother. His quest takes him to Mumbai, where he gets involved with the notorious gold mafia. Other than south superstar Yash, the KGF cast includes Srinidhi Shetty, Vasishta N. Simha, Achyuth Kumar, Malavika Avinash in pivotal roles. Here is everything you need to know about the KGF box office collection.
According to a report by Business Today, the Yash starrer film, which is the most expensive Kannada movie ever made until now. The KGF budget is slated to be Rs 80 crores and the action-thriller flick managed to soar at the box office because of positive word of mouth. The film released on December 21, 2018, and the film’s Hindi version earned Rs 21.45 crore in its first week, Rs 11.50 crore in the second week, and Rs 7.44 crore in the third week at the domestic box office. KGF has also managed to earn Rs 1.61 crore in its fourth weekend, therefore taking its overall Hindi version collections to Rs 42 crore.
While the development of the movie began in early 2015, the filming began only two years later, in the month of January 2017. The majority of the Kannada movie was shot in the Kolar Gold Fields and was filmed in locations such as Kolar, Mysore, and parts of North Karnataka. After the massive success of the first installment in the series, the second part is being filmed currently with the same star cast with Yash in the lead, reprising his much-popular character of Rocky.