Bahubali 2 1st Day Box Office Collection: The biggest release of the year, SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2 hit the screens today. The film was carrying unprecedented buzz and hype before the release. The craze was unimaginable even in North belt despite being a dubbed film. Well, it seems that the film has not only lived up to the sky-high expectations but has even surpassed them. Take a look at Bahubali 2 collection report for the whole day.
Baahubali 2 The Conclusion has literally set the box office on fire in all over India. As far the Hindi version is concerned, Baahubali 2 1st day collection is likely to be over 40 cr.
The film started the day with a bang today. The overall occupancy in the morning shows was in the range of 80%. All the major circuits Mumbai, Delhi/UP, Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal, opened exceptionally well. The bumper opening in markets like East Punjab and West Bengal has ensured that the film is on a blockbuster ride. It did slow a little in the noon as it is not a holiday but picked up again in the evening.
This was undoubtedly the biggest opening of the year and could be the best in this decade if we consider the real terms. The initial was higher than other big openers like Sultan, PRDP and Dangal. But the fact that Baahubali 2 has done the same on non-holiday is simply staggering. The film has set individual all time records in most of the Hindi markets. It is a non-holiday opening record but can even challenge all time record when the official figures will come in the morning.
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In down South, Baahubali 2 has an Earth shattering start everywhere. The Telugu version was literally houseful for the whole day. In fact, the film has been sold out for the whole weekend. Tamil version has a slow start but picked up the pace in the evening. The morning shows were also cancelled which can affect Baahubali 2 collection in Tamil version.
Baahubali 2 1st day collection in all languages is likely to be over 100 crores nett. This is simply insane as none of the Indian films has even crossed 50 cr mark. The highest opening day record was held by Rajinikanth starer Kabali which collected 47.2 crore.
Baahubali 2 The Conclusion is extraordinary in the overseas markets too. The film has collected a massive $2.5 million from Thursday previews in USA and has beaten Fast and Furious 8. It has become the first Indian film to top USA box office. The opening weekend is likely to be over $20 million.
More updates and analysis, especially about Telugu and Tamil, will be updated tomorrow. Do tell us your views on historic Bahubali 2 1st day box office collection in the comments section.