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KGF 2 box office: Yash film sprints ahead of Runway 24 and Heropanti 2, poised to become second highest earning Hindi film ever

KGF 2 box office collection: Despite being in its third week, Yash's KGF Chapter 2 did better than Ajay Devgn's Runway 34 and Tiger Shroff's Heropanti 2 on Monday. It is poised to become second highest earning Hindi film ever after beating Dangal's record.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: May 4, 2022 8:59:43 am
kgf 2 heropanti 2 runway 34 box officeRunway 34 and Heropanti 2 earned lesser than KGF 2 on their first Monday.

After receiving a good opening at the ticket counters (Rs 6.50 crore), Tiger Shroff-led Heropanti 2 has witnessed a major dip in its collection on its first Monday. As per Bollywood Hungama, the film managed to earn Rs 1.10 crore on Monday, which is 72.5 per cent lower than its Sunday collection (Rs 4 crore).

Ajay Devgn helmed Runway 34, which released on the same day as Heropanti 2, did slightly better. It earned Rs 2.25 crore on its first Monday, reported Bollywood Hungama. The film received a slow start with its first day collection being registered at Rs 3 crore.

Both, Runway 34 and Heropanti 2 are facing tough competition from Yash’s KGF Chapter 2 which is now in its third week, yet is showing no signs of slowing down even in the Hindi belt. On Monday, the film earned Rs 3.75 crore, higher than both Runway 34 and Heropanti 2. With this, the film’s total collection (Hindi) now stands at Rs 373.33 crore.

Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared on Twitter, “#KGF2 is all set to emerge 2ND HIGHEST GROSSING *HINDI* FILM… Also, #Eid holidays will expedite its journey towards ₹ 400 cr… ALL TIME BLOCKBUSTER… [Week 3] Fri 4.25 cr, Sat 7.25 cr, Sun 9.27 cr, Mon 3.75 cr. Total: ₹ 373.33 cr. #India biz. #Hindi.”

KGF 2 might soon cross the lifetime collection of Aamir Khan’s Dangal which earned Rs 387.38 crore. But, surpassing the lifetime collection of the Hindi version of Baahubali: The Conclusion (Rs 510.99 cr) seems a bit challenging.

The film’s worldwide collection was noted to be Rs 1034.85 crore on Tuesday. Film trade expert Manobala Vijayabalan shared on Twitter, “#KGFChapter2 WW Box Office EXCELLENT performance even on 3rd Monday Week 1 – ₹ 720.31 cr Week 2 – ₹ 223.51 cr Week 3 Day 1 – ₹ 15.28 cr Day 2 – ₹ 12.42 cr Day 3 – ₹ 24.30 cr Day 4 – ₹ 29.79 cr Day 5 – ₹ 9.24 cr Total – ₹ 1034.85 cr.” He also shared that the film is the first Kannada movie to cross the Rs 100 crore mark in Karnataka only.

With Eid holiday on Tuesday, it remains to be seen if both the Hindi releases, Runway 34 and Heropanti 2, will witness a slightly better footfall than Monday or will they once again suffer from the mayhem of KFG: Chapter 2.

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