Finally the mystery is solved! The nation got to know ‘Why Kattapa killed Bahubali’. While Bahubali 2: The Conclusion is on a spree to break records here’s one more in its kitty. SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus has broken all box-office records in Indian film history by crossing the Rs 100 crore mark on day one itself.
The film starring Prabhas and Rana Daggubati in lead roles collected an estimated Rs 122.03 crore nett (cumulative figure of all languages), according to reports on Boxofficeindia.com.
The multi-lingual film collected an estimated total of Rs 40.75 crore from the Hindi market.
The remaining Rs 81 crore was amassed from the other regional markets. According to reports, the film has broken all Day 1 records to claim the top spot. Another point to be noted is that Bahubali 2: The Conclusion attained this feat on a non-festival weekend.
The movie, starring Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati and Tamannaah, has now dethroned Salman Khan’s Diwali 2015 release Prem Ratan Dhan Payo as the highest first day collections of all time.
The family drama had collected an estimated Rs 39.32 crore, followed by Sultan which has now moved down to the No 3 spot with a collection of Rs 36.59 crore, while Shah Rukh Khan’s Happy New Year comes in fourth at Rs 36.31 crore and Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3 closes in the fifth spot at Rs 32.48 crore.
The movie was released in over 6500 screens in India and over 9000 screens across the world, the highest for an Indian film till date, looks like Bahubali 2: The Conclusion will set new records at the Box Office.
2015 Kashmir Despatch