Kichcha Sudeep starrer Kotigobba 2, which released on August 12 for Varamahalakshmi festival, has opened big at the box office.
As the long weekend ended yesterday, collection reports for the
weekend have come out, which is yet to be validated officially by
six distributors who have procured rights for different regions of
We hear that movie has grossed 22 Crores for 4 days in
Karnataka. This figure includes 6.5 Crores from the most important
region - Bangalore, Kolar and Tumkur where the movie is distributed
by Jack Manju of Mysore Talkies.
In centers like Mandya where movie was released in two theaters,
95 per cent shows were full in the weekend which validates the
gigantic opening taken by this Kichcha Sudeep starrer. Same is the
response in Veeresh Cinemas of Bangalore, where the movie was
released in both the screens (9 shows per day).
Also, as per the trade buzz, all the six distributors will meet
the press soon to release the official collection figures for the
weekend. If this happens, then probably it's the first time
distributors are meeting the press to reveal the collection
The release of Tamil version was not confirmed till the last
moment because of a few internal issues. So the movie was released
in less number of screens and with less buzz.
But the reports from Tamil Nadu suggests that movie has been
liked by audiences and number of screens have been increased over
the weekend. Also, movie will be released in other major centers of
Tamil Nadu on August 19.
We hear that Superstar RajiniKanth will be watching the movie in a day or two, in Chennai. This should boost up the buzz and collections for the Tamil version. This may not impact the Kannada collections as the movie is doing extremely well in Karnataka.