The KGF movie series is an Indian period action film series set mostly in the Kolar Gold Fields. The series was created by Prashanth Neel and produced by Hombale Films. Starring Yash in the lead role with an ensemble supporting cast. The series follows the life story of Rocky, a Mumbai-based high-ranking mercenary who seeks power and wealth to fulfill his mother’s promise.
KGF Movie Series
The series comprises three films: K.G.F: Chapter 1, K.G.F: Chapter 2, and Salaar. The first film was released on 21 December 2018 and became the highest-grossing Kannada film. The second film was released on 14 April 2022. It broke several opening day records and overtook its predecessor as the highest-grossing Kannada film. KGF is the first Kannada film to gross ₹500 crores and ₹1000 crores. It also went on to become the fourth highest-grossing Indian film worldwide and also the second-highest-grossing Indian film of 2022. The third film, which will focus on the origin of Salaar, a character played by Prabhas, is scheduled to release on 28 September 2023. A sequel to Chapter 2, titled K.G.F: Chapter 3, teased in the second film, is in early development.
The series has enormously impacted the Sandalwood movie industry, showcasing the potential of Kannada cinema to reach a wider audience and compete with other regional and national industries. KGF series has also received critical acclaim for its technical aspects, such as cinematography, editing, music, art direction, and action sequences. The series has also received praise for its performances, especially by Yash, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon, and Prakash Raj.
Budget of KGF
The budget of the KGF series is estimated to be around ₹380 crore for three films, according to Wikipedia1. This makes it one of the most expensive Indian film series ever made. The box office collection of the series is estimated to be around ₹1,500 crore globally, according to various sources. This means the post-release profits could be more than ten times the original budget.
The director of the KGF series is Prashanth Neel, an Indian film director and screenwriter who primarily works in Kannada films. He debuted with the 2014 Kannada film, Ugramm and later directed the two-part series: K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018) and K.G.F: Chapter 2 (2022), the latter being the highest-grossing Kannada film. He is also directing the third film in the series, Salaar, which will star Prabhas in the lead role
The KGF movie series is one of the most successful and popular Indian series of recent times. It has redefined the period action film genre and set new benchmarks for Kannada cinema. The series has also inspired many filmmakers and actors to explore new film themes and stories. The series has also entertained millions of viewers across India and abroad with its thrilling and captivating story of Rocky’s rise to power.