Exclusive Box Office Update: Kannada Film Kantara Crossed Karthikeya 2 Hindi With Huge 50 Cr On Cards And 200 Cr Worldwide, Blockbuster !

Rishab Shetty’s Kantara is just getting stronger and stronger at the box office with all other dubbed versions performing well. Not just in India, but the film is finding appreciation in international markets as well. Thanks to it, the film is now the third highest-grossing Kannada film at the worldwide box office. Keep reading to know more.

After becoming a blockbuster in the Kannada version already, the Rishab Shetty directorial was dubbed and released in Tamil, Hindi and Telugu, which turned out to be the best decision taken by the makers. Already a big commercial success, these dubbed versions are providing a huge boost to the film. Film will hit 200 crore mark soon.

As we reported first that Kantara is one special film which is doing unimaginable at box office. It started slowly but gradual growth is simply outstanding at box office. It grew by 39% at Kannada box office collections and collected 62 cr nett plus in two weeks.

Film has 1st week total of 15 cr nett followed by 7.50 cr plus in 2nd weekend. Film added 1.90 cr nett and 2.60 cr on Tuesday. Film crossed 25 cr of Karthikeya 2 in Hindi and thus its second highest grosser Kannada film after KGF 2.

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Following are collections in Hindi:

1st Week

Friday – 1.27 cr

Saturday – 2.75 cr

Sunday – 3.50 cr

Monday -1.75 cr

Tuesday – 1.88 cr

Wednesday – 1.95 cr

Thursday – 1.90 cr

Total Week One – 15 cr

2nd Week

Friday – 2.05 cr

Saturday -2.55 cr

Sunday – 2.65 cr

Monday – 1.90 cr

Tuesday – 2.60 cr

Total – 26.75

Kantara had an excellent first week at the Kannada box office, collecting nearly Rs. 25 crores approx. The majority of this came from Karnataka, where the film collected Rs. 24.50 crores approx while the rest of India contributed another Rs. 40 lakhs.

The film had an extraordinary trajectory at the box office, with first-week almost tripling the first weekend when even doubling the weekend would have been way better than the norm. The weekdays were helped by the Dusshera holidays but even after the holidays ended on Wednesday, Thursday was still more than double the opening day and 30 per cent higher than Saturday.

Film added 4.25 cr nett on 2nd Friday followed by massive jump on Saturday with 6.25 cr number and 7.25 cr nett on Sunday. Film added 4.50 cr nett on Monday followed by 4.25 cr nett on Tuesday and today 4 cr nett. Film has added 37 cr nett in 2nd week which was 39% growth over week one.

Film added 5.85 cr nett on 3rd Friday followed by massive jump on Saturday with 13.50 cr nett. Film had huge Monday & Tuesday of 10 and 8 cr. Film added 14 cr more on Wednesday and Thursday. Film collected 75 cr in 3rd week All India which was 101% jump over 2nd week and this is simply outstanding.

Film has solid 4th weekend with 31 cr plus number and again massive week on card despite new releases and pre Diwali.

Film has total of 170 cr after 4th weekend at all India box office and should crossed 200 cr yesterday.

Film has grossed huge 18 million $ in overseas which takes worldwide gross to 205 cr.

Kantara has grossed Rs. 115 crores approx so far in Karnataka, with an enormous Rs. 14 crores fourth weekend, which is double of the full fourth week of KGF 2. The film will be crossing Baahubali 2 on Wednesday at the earliest to become the second-highest-grosser ever in the state. There is no slowing down in sight for the film, the way it is going, should most definitely surpass Rs. 150 crores in the full run. KGF 2 is probably a bit too high to target.

The box office collections of Kantara at the Indian box office are as follows:

Friday – 1.60 crores
Saturday – 3 crores
Sunday – 4.25 crores
Monday – 3.40 crores
Tuesday – 4.10 crores
Wednesday – 5.75 crores
Thursday – 4.65 crores

Total Week One – 26.75 crores

2nd Week

Friday – 4.40 crores

Saturday – Rs. 6.50 crores
Sunday – Rs. 7.50 crores
Monday – Rs. 4.75 crores
Tuesday – Rs. 4.85 crores

Wednesday – Rs. 4.75 crores

Thursday – Rs. 4.50 crores

Total Week Two – 37.25 crores (39 % growth)

3rd Week

Friday – 6 cr

Saturday – 15 cr

Sunday – 17.75 cr

Monday – 11 cr

Tuesday – 8.75 cr

Wednesday – 9.25 cr

Thursday – 7.25 cr

Total Week Theee – 75 crores (101 % growth)

4th Week

Friday – 7.25 cr

Saturday – 11.25 cr

Sunday – 13 cr

Monday – 7.75 cr

Tuesday – 8.25 cr

Total – Rs. 186.50 cr

The territorial breakdown of the box office collections of Kantara is as follows:

Karnataka – Rs. 119 crores
AP / TS – Rs. 30 crores
Tamil Nadu – Rs. 3.75 crores
Kerala – Rs. 2.25 crores
North India – Rs. 31.50 crores

Total – Rs. 186.50 crores


2.20 million $ (18 cr)

Total Worldwide – 205 cr

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