It has been nine days since the Kannada film Kantara hit the theatres the flick is still churning out more moolah than what it had earned on its first day. Kantara was released on Sept 30 and has been getting rave reviews from critics and the audience alike.
Following the success of the movie in the original version, it is now all set to release on other versions as well. Recently makers taking to social media announced that the Hindi trailer of Kantara will be released soon.
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Box Office Collection Day 9
Now, going by the early trade trends, Kantara accumulates over 8 crores on Saturday, to reach the vicinity of 45 crores, domestically. Note, the said collections are in the Nett figures, it has already gone past 50 crores in terms of gross figures.
It has witnessed a huge 63.72% Kannada occupancy during the morning shows on Day 9 and the trend witnessed a rise over the noon, evening, and night shows. It had 82.62% Kannada occupancy across all shows.
Advance Bookings Report Day 9
The film is being planned to be released in other versions as well but the interesting part is that the original version still has the fuel left to offer more to the Kannada audience. It is still seeing an upward trend in advance sales.
It sold more than 1.37L tickets for Saturday which is the highest ticket sales for Kantara since its release. It accumulated the highest Rs 3.24 crores from ticket sales beating the Dussehra record of 2.44 crores.
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All About Kantara
Kantara was released on Sept 30 to rave reviews from the critics, it had generated a good buzz through its trailer ahead of the release among the Kannada cinephiles. However, the small film opened with decent figures due to limited release and lack of promotions.
The bizz of the flick saw growth in the coming days owing to the audience’s positive word of mouth. It clashed with the likes of Ponniyin Selvan:1 and Vikram Vedha and despite this, Rishab’s film stood rock solid at the box office and became the top choice for moviegoers in Karnataka. Now, it is all set to release in other languages as well, and going by the things, it is sure to make a mark in the dubbed versions as well.