Pos the attack of Telugu film series Baahubali and Tamil film 2.0, This time a Kannada film rocking the entertainment industry, yes we are talking about KGF (Kolar Gold Fields): Chapter 1. As it was likely ahead of the release, the big budget Kannada movie starring Rocking Star Yash is making a big knock at the box office, in spite of the releasing alongside Shah Rukh Khan starrer Zero. While Zero performed fifty-fifty at the box office, KGF: Chapter 1 crushed the Shah Rukh Khan starrer by a whisker. In fact the collections of Zero were from on Hindi version though KGF's total amount is inclusive of all the languages it was released in as the Kannada version, KGF has turned on a record-breaking hit at the Kannada box office. The Yash starrer also is collecting big numbers in the state of Karnataka. As per report in Box Office India, the opening weekend collections of KGF in Karnataka has beat all the films and are only second to the major Indian blockbuster Baahubali 2: The Conclusion in which Prabhas in lead role.
In spite of low promotions, KGF has also made a reasonable amount of money in its Hindi version with excellent growth over the weekend. The movie collected Rs 2.10 crore on its day 1, Rs 3 crore on its day 2 and Rs 4.10 crore on its day 3, taking its opening weekend total to a good Rs 9.20 crore.