‘KGF Chapter 2’, ‘James’, ‘Vikrant Rona’ and ‘777 Charlie’, these are the names of Kannada cinematic films that have made a splash all over the world on the basis of earnings and content. In this episode, a new movie ‘Kantara’ has also made history. This film has set a record by earning 400 crores on the 52nd day of its release. Not just this, the film has grossed Rs 168 crores at the Kannada box office, leaving behind even Rocking Star Yash’s leading man ‘KGF 2’. Everyone is shocked to see that the earnings of this film was made on a budget of only Rs 16 crores. This is the second film to do such a feat after Vivek Agnihotri’s film ‘The Kashmir Files’. If its earnings continue like this, then the day is not far off when the mega-budget movie will leave ‘Brahmastra’ and ‘Vikram’ behind.
In terms of revenue and content, Kannada cinema is faring better than other Southern film industries such as Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam cinema. This is confirmed by the films released this year. First ‘KGF Chapter 2’ and now ‘Kantara’, the performance of these two films has shown that the golden days of Kannada cinema continue. In this, the revolution of ‘Kantara’ at the box office has indicated that it is going to bring the Kannada cinema to the boom. The Hindi box office also has a major contribution in earning this movie. The Hindi version of the film has grossed 96 crores. At the same time, the film has done a business of Rs 169 crores in Karnataka, Rs 60 crores in Andhra Pradesh, Rs 20 crores in Kerala and Rs 45 crores abroad.
The stupendous collection of the film ‘Kantara’ in all languages is testimony to its popularity.
The strong collection of the film ‘Kantara’ in all circuits shows that it has been liked by audiences of all languages. The more it has been seen in Delhi, the more the people of Telangana have liked it. Not just this, it has also become the highest rated Indian film on IMDb. The film has made a record by getting a rating of 9 on IMDb. Previously, this record was in the name of ‘KGF 2’. The IMDB rating of ‘KGF 2’ is 8.4. From this point of view, the rating of ‘Kantara’ is very high. The most interesting thing here is that 83 percent of people have given the movie a rating of 10 out of 10. The movie has been rated by 68 thousand people so far, of which 57 thousand have given 10 ratings. The popularity of this film has once again highlighted Kannada cinema. The Kannada film industry has shown that it is far ahead in terms of film craft and film making. If seen in the true sense, it is also a challenge for the various film industries of the South.
‘KGF Chapter 2’ breaks its own record, ‘James’ earns 3 times what it cost
Talking about other films released in Kannada cinema this year before ‘Kantara’, almost all of them have done better at the box office. Among these, the names of ‘KGF Chapter 2’, ‘James’, ‘Vikrant Rona’, ‘777 Charlie’ and ‘Kantara’ stand out. The ‘KGF Chapter 2’ was released on April 14, 2022. The Rocking Star Yash movie had buzzed as its first part. Made on a budget of Rs 100 crore, this film has done a business of Rs 1200 crore at the box office. The film is directed by Prashant Neel. South Cinema powerhouse star Puneet Rajkumar’s movie ‘James’ was released in theaters on 17th March 2022. ‘James’ is the latest movie by Puneet Rajkumar who died of a heart attack at the age of 46. Made on a budget of Rs 50 crore, the film did a business of Rs 150 crore at the box office. The film was broadcast on Sony Liv on April 14. Its IMDb rating is 7.6 which is a testament to its popularity.
Excellent visual effects in ‘Vikrant Rona’, so ‘777 Charlie’ shows a unique love story
Following this, the movie ‘Vikrant Rona’, released simultaneously in about 100 countries on July 28, has also been highly praised. An exciting story with great visuals is presented in this film by Kannada superstar Kiccha Sudeep. In this movie directed by Anoop Bhandari, actors like Jacqueline Fernandes, Nirup Bhandari and Neeta Ashok also have important roles. The movie ‘Vikrant Rona’ did a business of Rs 100 crore at the box office. The movie ‘777 Charlie’, released on June 10, depicts the beautiful relationship between a human and an animal. The film was released in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada in a grand way. Made on a budget of Rs 20 crore, the film has done a worldwide business of Rs 105 crore at the box office. The film’s IMDb rating is 9, it streams on Amazon Prime Video and Voot. Currently, ‘Kantara’ is being shown in theaters. Buzz is seen everywhere about this movie.