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KGF, Baahubali, Dhoom: Sequels that earned more at box office than their predecessors

The tremendous success of the Yash starrer KGF: Chapter 2 at the box office stands testimony to the fact that if done properly, sequels can not only live up to the hype but can surpass their predecessors, both in terms of storytelling and business.

India TV Entertainment Desk Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk [ Published on: April 21, 2022 16:42 IST ]
  • KGF: Chapter 2 is bigger and bolder than the first part which came out in 2018. With the sequel, both Yash and the franchise have gone pan-India and box office numbers are proof of the same
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    KGF: Chapter 2 is bigger and bolder than the first part which came out in 2018. With the sequel, both Yash and the franchise have gone pan-India and box office numbers are proof of the same

  • Ek Tha Tiger sequel Tiger Zinda Hai scripted box office history. The second instalment in the action franchise starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif was a real game-changer when it came to collections in India and worldwide
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    Ek Tha Tiger sequel Tiger Zinda Hai scripted box office history. The second instalment in the action franchise starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif was a real game-changer when it came to collections in India and worldwide

  • Ajay Devgn brought alive the vision of director Rohit Shetty's cop universe with his superhit action film Singham Returns. The sequel was a bigger hit and now a third instalment is also in the works 
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    Ajay Devgn brought alive the vision of director Rohit Shetty's cop universe with his superhit action film Singham Returns. The sequel was a bigger hit and now a third instalment is also in the works 

  • Baahubali 2 is among the top-grossing films in India. It lived up to the hype the first film created and Prabhas became a pan-India star with the global success of the franchise, directed by SS Rajamouli
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    Baahubali 2 is among the top-grossing films in India. It lived up to the hype the first film created and Prabhas became a pan-India star with the global success of the franchise, directed by SS Rajamouli

  • Dhoom 2 did more than double the box office business of the first part. With more mainstream faces like Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan coming in, the sequel became more appealing and bigger
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    Dhoom 2 did more than double the box office business of the first part. With more mainstream faces like Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan coming in, the sequel became more appealing and bigger

  • Aashiqui's sequel with Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor is considered one of the biggest successes for a franchise in Bollywood. With contemporary stars and blockbuster music, Aashiqui 2 became a huge money-spinner
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    Aashiqui's sequel with Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor is considered one of the biggest successes for a franchise in Bollywood. With contemporary stars and blockbuster music, Aashiqui 2 became a huge money-spinner