Prabhas-starrer 'Kalki 2898 AD' crosses Rs 500 crore-mark at global box office

    The Hawk
    July1/ 2024
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    This highly anticipated film, featuring an ensemble cast including Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan, and Kamal Haasan, is produced by Vyjayanthi Movies and blends the Hindu epic Mahabharata with science fiction.

    A poster of Kalki 2898 AD featuring Prabhas

    New Delhi: Director Nag Ashwin's 3D sci-fi spectacle Kalki 2898 AD has grossed Rs 555 crore worldwide at the box office in its opening weekend, the makers said on Monday.

    Mounted on a reported budget of Rs 600 crore, the multilingual movie features a star-studded cast of Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan.

    Previously titled Project K, Kalki 2898 AD is billed as a fusion of the Hindu epic Mahabharata and science fiction and is produced by Vyjayanthi Movies.

    Vyjayanthi Movies shared the latest box office figures on its official X page, with the caption: "555 CRORES & counting… "The BIGGEST FORCES are dominating the GLOBAL BOX OFFICE, show no signs of slowing down #Kalki2898AD #EpicBlockbusterKalki @SrBachchan @ikamalhaasan #Prabhas @deepikapadukone @nagashwin7 @DishPatani @Music_Santhosh @VyjayanthiFilms @Kalki2898AD @saregamaglobal @saregamasouth."


    The film had a global release on Thursday in six languages: Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi and English.

    In a separate post, the banner said the Hindi version of Kalki 2898 AD crossed Rs 115 crore (net box office collection) in the first weekend in India.

    According to Prathyangira Cinemas, which released the movie in the US, by earning $10.5 million Kalki 2898 AD has become the "highest grossing first weekend film in North America for any Indian film".

    The movie also stars Disha Patani, Saswata Chatterjee and Shobhana. It is reportedly the most expensive feature film in Indian cinema history.