'Godzilla vs Kong' movie directed by Adam Wingard landed at the Indian box office on 24 March. In addition to English, the film has been released in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu in the country. This is the fourth film in the MonsterVerse Films after 'Godzilla' (2014) 'Kong Skull Island' (2017) and 'Godzilla King of the Monsters' (2019).
On the one hand, Bollywood films are battling at the box office and it is believed to be responsible for the rising cases of Coronavirus, while the opening of the Hollywood film Godzilla Vs Kong has surprised the industry. The film has a better opening than the recently released Bollywood films 'Roohi' and 'Mumbai Saga'. According to the news coming from the trade about the film, 'Godzilla vs Kong' movie has taken openings of more than 6 crores in all languages.
According to film analyst Taran Adarsh, the 'Godzilla vs Kong' movie grossed 6.40 crores on the first day (Net Box Office Collection). These earnings figures may be staggering, as the growing cases of coronavirus were believed to be keeping viewers away from theaters. 'Godzilla vs Kong' movie earned this while the film was released in mid-week. The film is released on 1770 screens at the domestic box office.
However, according to reports, a large part of the film's collections have come from South India, where the film is being seen very well. According to Andhra Box Office.com, the film has had a great opening in Tamil Nadu. The film is claimed to have made a better debut than many recently released films.
Now if you compare it with the recently released Bollywood films, on March 11, 'Roohi' movie took an opening of around 3 crores, while the 'Mumbai Saga' movie on March 19 had deposited 2.82 crores on the first day. Godzilla vs Kong has collected more than the first day's collections of both these films. This indicates that the audience is not far away from theaters, an event film is needed to pull it off.
Talking about the Godzilla franchise, this is the 36th film, while it is the 12th film in the Kong franchise. Godzilla Vs Kong stars Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, and Rebecca Hall in the lead roles. The film was initially scheduled to come out in November 2020, but the release was pushed forward due to Pandemic.