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Release Date 29 April, 2005
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Budget ₹13 crores
Box Office India ₹19 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹33 crores
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Krish Thapar, a conservationist for the international wildlife welfare, and his wife Riya are asked to find the reasons behind mysterious deaths by man-eating tigers in the Jim Corbett National Park in India. Another group of friends namely Dev and his girlfriend Ishika arrives on an adventurous trip to this place. They go in the Jungle to hunt. Both the groups travel together and get panicked and fearful due to unusual incidents that they experience during the journey. They meet Kali Pratap Singh, who assures their safe escape from the dangerous Jungle. Eventually, Dev finds that Kali is not a human being but a supernatural ghost.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹2.71 crores
Saturday₹2.17 crores
Sunday₹2.65 crores
First Weekend₹7.53 crores
Monday₹1.30 crores
Tuesday₹1.10 crores
First Week₹11.45 crores
Second Week₹4.47 crores
Third Week₹1.75 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹19 crores
Worldwide Gross₹33 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹89.49 (
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True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹155.43 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Kaal came at the box office with mixed reviews and it also did a moderate business in the theatres. It opened on a strong note and earned on the same grounds in its first weekend.

Having earned over Rs. 7 crores in the first three days, it held average on the weekdays. The film dropped by around 50% on Monday and remained decent on the remaining days of the first week.

The fall on the second Friday was a little big and it grossed an amount of Rs. 4.50 crores approx. in the second week. Not much difference was seen in the box office earning of the film in the third week and it settled at Rs. 19 crores in its lifetime.

Full Cast & Characters

Ajay DevgnKaali Pratap Singh
John AbrahamKrishan Thapar
Vivek OberoiDev Malhotra
Lara DuttaIshika Malhotra
Esha DeolRiya Thapar
Kushal PunjabiSajid
Vishal MalhotraVishal
Vineet SharmaBagga
Parmeet SethiOfficer Khan
Shahrukh Khana special appearance in song "Kaal Dhamaal"
Malaika Aroraa special appearance in song "Kaal Dhamaal"

Fun Facts & Triva

  • Same tigers from "Gladiator" movie was used in the film.
  • Earlier, it was expected to be a comeback film for the actress "Kajol". But she was busy with other projects and couldn't do the film.
  • The role of 'Dev Malhotra' was offered to Saif Ali Khan but he didn't accept the offer.
  • Nana Patekar was approached first for the role of "Kali Pratap Singh" but he refused to do it.
  • Vivek Oberoi was earlier selected for the role of 'Kali Pratap Singh". But he failed to fit in the role due to his schedule and later end up doing the role of "Dev Malhotra".
  • Priyanka Chopra was approached for the role of Riya but she failed to be the part of the film due to her involvement in other films.
  • The shooting of the film has been done near "Jim Corbett Part".

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