KGF Chapter 1 is still a favorite talking point for many box office enthusiasts. And why not? The film changed the face of the sandalwood industry and paved the way for the making of films with global appeal. With Yash in the lead, the film changed the whole box office scene and he remembers it every time.
Today, as the entire nation awaits the release of Chapter 2, we’re going to review some thrilling feats achieved by this crime thriller just to jog our memories on the monstrous success. So, let’s get started:
The largest distribution ever in the sandalwood industry
This Yash star is the largest ever release in the history of Kannada cinema. In India, it saw a release on around 2,200 screens.
First Kannada movie to be released in Pakistan
The movie was always in fashion and its content made it a deadly combination. He even saw a request from Pakistan, making it the first Kannada movie to be released there.
Highest global opening ever for a Kannada film
KGF Chapter 1 took the box office by storm from day one. It managed around 25 crore worldwide on the day it opened. This is the biggest global opening ever for a Kannada film.
Highest Grossing Film in Karnataka State
KGF 1 left everyone surprised when he smashed the collection of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion. Baahubali’s sequel had made 129 crores about in the state, which was overtaken by the starrer Yash (Approximately 135 crores).
First Kannada movie to cross 100 crores in India
KGF Chapter 1 is the first and only film to hit the 100 crore mark at the domestic box office.
Highest Grossing Kannada Movie
KGF 1 holds the record for the highest grossing Kannada film with a nationwide collection of around 186 crore.
Besides all of the exploits mentioned above, KGF 1 is also the first Kannada movie to hit 150 crore, 200 crore, and 250 crore (gross) worldwide.
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