'Baahubali 2' collects over Rs 400 crore in opening weekend

03 May, 2017, 01:51 | Author: Kristopher Anderson
  • A still from the film

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted: "The Hindi version of #Baahubali2 BULLDOZES all records with KNOCKOUT biz on Monday..."

As per early estimates, the Hindi version of Baahubali 2 has collected Rs 35 crore nett at the Indian box office on Monday, taking its four-day nett collection to Rs 163 crore nett.

Talking about Baahubali 2: The Conclusion's Hindi Version's box office performance, the total two days' collection of the Baahubali 2 (Hindi) stands at Rs. 80.75 crore, where the movie made 40 crore in Hindi language on its opening day.

Going by numbers from North America, Baahubali-2 has emerged as first Indian film to breach $10 million mark in its first weekend. There is also no opposition at the box office to Baahubali 2: The Conclusion for the next few weeks in Tamil Nadu. Trade sources say this is the best ever opening for an Indian film.

The SS Rajamouli film starring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Sathyaraj and Tamannaah Bhatia is setting the box office on fire.

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After the first film Baahubali Part 1 earned a grand total of Rs 650 crore at the box office, all eyes were on the second Part box-office Collections.

During his recent trip to Chennai during the promotional tour of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, Rajamouli had said it's his long-time desire to work with Rajinikanth. But including all its versions, the film has grossed Rs 490 crore in India alone. The previous record for the highest opening week earners in India was held by Sultan (Rs 229.16 crore), Dangal (Rs197.54 crore) and Dhoom 3 (Rs188.99 crore). The film remains unstoppable with houseful shows even after the weekend and looks like the craze is here to stay for a while.

In the U.S., from Thursday premieres alone, the film raked in $2.5 million.Baahubali: The Conclusion has been released in over 6500 screens in India and over 9000 screens across the world which is the highest for an Indian film till date.

Also read: How much has SS Rajamouli earned from Baahubali?

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