K.G.F: Chapter 1 Movie (2018) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Budget, Collection

K.G.F: Chapter 1

U/A
December 21, 2018
2hr 35min
  • K.G.F: Chapter 1 is the first of two installments in the series, followed by K.G.F: Chapter 2.
  • Following the success of Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014), Yash signed for four projects as of March 2015, including one with director Prashanth Neel (of Ugramm fame).
  • The film’s development began in early 2015 after Neel finished writing the screenplay.
  • Filming began two years later, in January 2017. Most of the film is set in the Kolar Gold Fields and was filmed in locales such as Kolar, Mysore, and parts of North Karnataka.
  • The film’s production was completed in August 2018.
  • Filmed on a budget of ₹800 million (equivalent to ₹910 million or US$11 million in 2020), it was the most expensive Kannada film at the time of its release.
    K.G.F: Chapter 1 was released on 20 December 2018 and the dubbed versions in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi were released the next day. The film received positive reviews from critics and dialogues from the film became famous worldwide.
  • The film performed well commercially and collected ₹2.5 billion (equivalent to ₹2.8 billion or US$36 million in 2020) in its entire theatrical run, becoming the highest-grossing Kannada film and turned out to be a cult hit.
  • On 18 December 2018, a few scenes from the film were leaked onto social networking sites, although Karthik Gowda, the executive producer, labeled it a rumour and clarified that the filmmakers have created a team to fight against online piracy.

K.G.F: Chapter 1 Awards:

  • Karnataka State Film Awards (2018)
    • Best Music Director (Ravi Basrur)
    • Best Art Director (Shiva Kumar K)
  • Zee Kannada Hemmeya Kanndiga Awards (2019)
    • Best Film (K.G.F)
    • Best Director (Prashanth Neel)
    • Best Actor (Yash)
    • Best Cinematographer (Bhuvan Gowda)
    • Best Music Director (Ravi Basrur)
    • Best Villain (Ramachandra Raju)
    • Best Lyrisist (Nagendra Prasad)
    • Voice Of The Year (Vijay Prakash)
  • 66th National Film Awards (2019)
    • Best Special Effects (Unifi Media)
    • Best Stunt Choreography (Vikram More, Anbariv)
  • 8th SIIMA Awards (2019)
    • Best Film (K.G.F)
    • Best Actor (Yash)
    • Pantaloons style icon male of the year (Yash)
    • Best Director (Prashanth Neel)
    • Best Supporting Actress (Archana Jois)
    • Best Cinematographer (Bhuvan Gowda)
    • Best Music (Ravi Basrur)
    • Best Supporting actor – Male (Achyuth Kumar)
    • Best Playback Singer – Male (Vijay Prakash)
  • 66th Filmfare Awards South (2019)
    • Best Film – Kannada (K.G.F: Chapter 1)
    • Best Actor – Kannada (Yash)

KGF Full Form (KGF Chapter 1 Meaning):

Kolar Gold Fields (K.G.F.)

The full form of KGF is Kolar Gold Fields. It is a gold mining area located at the Bangarpet taluk in Kolar District of Karnataka, India.

KGF Chapter 1 Movie FAQ:

Is KGF is a real story?

The movie is a fictional account set during the Gold Rush in India. It recounts the life and rise of Rocky, who is a laborer at first but soon rises the ranks and becomes a name synonymous with justice for the weak and terror for the oppressors.

Is KGF hit or flop?

KGF Chapter 1 budget was ₹80 Crores. It had collected ₹238 Crore. So The verdict is KGF Chapter 1 is Blockbuster.

What is a story of KGF movie?

Rocky, a young man, seeks power and wealth in order to fulfill a promise to his dying mother. His quest takes him to Mumbai, where he gets involved with the notorious gold mafia.

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