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UK Box Office: ‘K.G.F: Chapter 2’ becomes highest grossing film in the pandemic era after 2nd weekend

K.G.F: Chapter 2 released in UK cinemas in multiple languages on 15th March and has quickly become the highest grossing Indian film at the UK Box Office in the pandemic era. The film had made its debut at Number 8 (Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Telugu) while the Hindi version opened at Number 11. The cumulative UK-Ireland gross from the opening weekend stands at an impressive £612,327. 

KGF 2 UK Cinestaan

Distributor DG Tech Ltd (Sun Media) took in £50,489 from the Tamil, Kannada,  Malayalam, and Telugu versions in the second weekend (22.04-24.02) from 47 locations, with a site average of £1,074 and a total gross of £521,709. The multi-language versions are now at Number 11 on the UK Box Office chart. It had a -85% change from its opening weekend. 

The Hindi version of K.G.F: Chapter 2 released by Cinestaan AA Distributors seems to be performing better with a -71% change from opening weekend, raking in £68,941 from 54 locations in the second weekend, with a site average of £1,277. The Hindi version moved up to Number 10 on the UK Box Office chart and has a total gross of £425,703.

The film screened in 7 locations in Ireland, distributed by Akshaya Traders, taking in £5,299, with a site average of £757 and a total gross of £41,224.

Starring Yash, Sanjay Dutt and Raveena Tandon, the film has been classified with a 15 rating by the British Board of Film Classification.  The cumulative UK-Ireland gross from including the second weekend stands at an impressive £988,636, beating RRR and Gangubai Kathiawadi.

The new release in the weekend, Jersey starring Shahid Kapoor, was released by Yash Raj Films in 64 location. It took a poor opening of just £23,830 in its opening weekend (22.04-24.02), with a site average of £372.

Action comedy film Beast starring Vijay and Pooja Hedge took a huge drop with just £13,383 from 47 locations, site average of £311,  in its second weekend. Most of the overall gross now standing at £565,873 was collected during the opening weekend. 

A large number of Indian films will open in UK cinemas this Friday i.e. Acharya, Heropanti 2, Jana Gana Mana, Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kadhal, Runway 34, Ni Main Sass Kutni, and Saade Aale.

UK Box Office data is compiled and supplied by Comscore.

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