Purple Patch: Another Indian Film Enters Rs 1000-Crore Club; Check Full list

Hyderabad: With theatres having opened post COVID-19 pandemic, Indian cinema is going through a purple patch as film buffs seem to be in the mood to make up for lost time.

Just the other day, SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’ crossed Rs 1000 crore earnings globally. Now, ‘KGF Chapter 2’ has entered the elite 1000-crore club.

Directed by Prashant Neel, the Yash-starrer sequel to the 2018 movie ‘KGF’ was released in multiple languages on April 14. In two-and-a-half weeks, the period action thriller has emulated ‘Dangal’, ‘Baahubali 2’ and ‘RRR’ in collecting over Rs 1000 crore globally.

“#KGF2 JOINS PRESTIGIOUS 1000 CR CLUB !! Becomes 4th film after #Dangal #Baahubali2 & #RRR to achieve this monumental feat . Proud moment for Kannada Film Industry.. congratulations @hombalefilms @prashanth_neel @thenameisyash & the entire team. #Yash #Kgfchapter2,” trade analyst Sumit Kadel tweeted.

The Hindi version of KGF 2 has earned more than Rs 350 crore.
Yash apart, KGF 2 stars Sanjay Dutt, Srinidhi Shetty, Raveena Tandon and Prakash Raj.

Alia Bhatt-starrer ‘Gangubhai Kathiawadi’ and Vivek Agnihotri-directed ‘The Kashmir Files’ have also been setting cash registers ringing of late.


1. Dangal (2016) — Director Nitesh Tiwari

2. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017) — Director SS Rajamouli

3. RRR (2022) — Director SS Rajamouli

4. KGF 2 (2022) — Director Prashanth Neel

5. Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015) — Director Kabir Khan.

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