KGF Chapter 2 box office week 1: Yash's film zooms past ₹700-crore mark

KGF Chapter 2 box office week 1 collection: The Yash-starrer has registered the second-best opening week of any Indian film ever, 

Earning ₹719 crores at the global box office in seven days.

Kannada film KGF: Chapter 2 has ticked off another milestone during its outstanding run at the box office.

On Wednesday, as it completed one week of release, the film crossed the ₹700 crore mark in worldwide earnings.

Not only is this the highest amount for any Kannada film but also among the highest by any Indian film ever. 

The real test of the film begins on Friday. If new release Jersey manages to slow down KGF 2's pace,

It may stop short of the ₹1000 crore mark otherwise it is well poised to become just the fourth Indian film to get there.

On Thursday afternoon, film trade analyst Manobala Vijayabalan shared the news that KGF: Chapter 2 has crossed ₹ 700 crore worldwide.

"#KGFChapter2 ZOOMS past ₹700 cr milestone mark," his tweet read. Film trade portal T2B Live gave detailed figures

saying that the film has grossed ₹719.30 crores in seven days globally. This is the second-highest collection by an Indian film in one week, behind Baahubali:

The Conclusion, which grossed over ₹800 crores in the first seven days.

The film's Hindi-dubbed version has also emerged as the most successful film in Hindi after week one in Indian cinema history. 

As per figures released earlier in the day, KGF 2's Hindi version crossed ₹250 crore in earnings at the box office.

By doing it in seven days, it became the fastest film in Hindi to reach the mark, beating other blockbusters like Baahubali: The Conclusion, Dangal, Sultan, and Tiger Zinda Hai.