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Baahubali 2 First Day Box Office Collection Breaks Records of Sultan, Dangal

The craze of the franchise was doubled with the good reviews by the critics.


Updated:April 29, 2017, 3:00 PM IST
Baahubali 2 First Day Box Office Collection Breaks Records of Sultan, Dangal
Image: Screen grabs from Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

Baahubali: The Conclusion has done what was expected. SS Rajamouli's magnum opus is all set to become the first film in the history to gross Rs 100 crore on its first day. The film has to set new benchmarks in the history of Indian Cinema with its huge collection, which are expected to go up in the weekend. Baahubali: The Conclusion has already broken the record of highest Day 1 collection previously held by Sultan and Dangal.

The craze of the franchise was doubled with the good reviews by the critics. Audience and reviewers loved the way Rajamouli helmed the end and answered the biggest question- Why Kattappa Killed Baahubali?

The film has crossed all language barriers and is doing great in South as well as North India. Hindi version of the film has been produced by Karan Johar.

The Telugu version of the film netted a whopping Rs. 53 crore, according to trade analyst Trinath.

"The film has taken a phenomenal opening. In Andhra and Telangana, the film in Telugu minted Rs. 53 crore, making it the biggest opening ever for any film across language in the two states. The film is expected to collect over Rs. 100 crore from the two states over the weekend," he said.

In Tamil Nadu, the film collected around Rs. 12 crore on the first day.

"If the early morning shows were not cancelled across Tamil Nadu on Friday, the film could have collected even more. According to early estimates, it has minted around Rs. 12 crore. It's going pick up over the weekend...," Trinath added.

In Kerala, the film is believed to have collected around Rs. 7 crore on Friday.

In the US, 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.

(With inputs from IANS)

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