Baahubali 2 – 1st Day 1 Box Office Collection: Makes over 100 Crores+ Business
Everyone knew that Brain chilled opus is going to make an outrageous opening at the Box Office, when it witnessed that the occupancy at the theaters has been close to 100% in an 8 am show. Baahubali 2 has created insane stir all over the worldwide at the Box Office.
The exact numbers are to be revealed soon, the estimates are as follows:
Hindi Markets – 35,00,00,000 (includes all versions released in Mumbai, North, Central and Eastern India)
Nizam / Andhra – 45,00,00,000
Tamil Nadu – 14,00,00,000
Karnataka – 10,00,00,000
Kerala – 4,00,00,000
This certainly has been a historic number in terms of box office. It has crossed all the records beyond its sequel which had scored 50 crores on opening day in all versions included. It is the first film in history of Indian cinema to make 100 crore nett mark on day one itself.
Earlier, films like Dhoom 3 [36.22 crore], Dangal [29.78 crore], PK [27 crore], Kick [26.52 crore] and Dabangg 2 [21 crore] have opened big on a non-holiday but they had a festival attached to it unlike the Baahubali had.
Over massive screen count of 6000, with the count of theaters the film is was expected to achieve a milestone figure. Business was slightly affected after morning shows were cancelled due to financial issues between producers and distributors in Tamil Nadu. It doesn’t affect much and like that of Rajinikanth the film has got a response in the state.
Looking on the performance and the response on Friday, it looks like the extended weekend will be unimaginable. It is expected to fetch over 250 crores in Hindi version only.