Baahubali 2 First Day Occupancy Report: The Hindi version of Prabhas and Rana Daggubati starrer Baahubali 2 is off to a better start than Bollywood blockbuster movies.
As predicted by us, S.S Rajamouli’s magnum opus Baahubai 2 is off to an earth-shattering start across the country. The movie has opened to 90% occupancy across the country with the best performance being witnessed in Nizam and Hyderabad. The Hindi version of the movie is also off to incredible start with around 80% to 85% occupancy.
This kind of start was always expected as the advance booking reports were super solid. The box office dominance of the movie in the days to come can be judge by the facts that it has already earned around 70+ crores through advance booking.
Since Blog to Bollywood is a Bollywood website, we will talk about the Hindi version of the movie. The Hindi version of movie reported 85% to 90% occupancy on the first day. This is the best opening in terms of occupancy beating the ATBB Bollywood movies like Dangal, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, PK, Dhoom 3 and Happy New Year. Let’s have a look at the first day occupancy of Bollywood blockbuster movies”
Prem ratan Dhan Payo: 80%
Happy New Year: 80%
Dhoom 3: 80%
The Hindi version of Baahubali 2 has been released on around 3500 screens. Despite being released on fewer screens, the Hindi version of the movie has beaten the opening day collection of some of the biggest blockbuster Bollywood movies like Chennai Express, Sultan, and Dhoom 3.
Read: Baahubali 2 Screen Count
Let’s have a look at the screen count and first day collection (nett) of Bollywood biggest blockbusters.
|Movie name||Collection in INR||Date of realease||Screen Count||Note|
|Prem Rata Dhan Payo||40.35 crores||12-Nov-15||4200||Holiday Release|
|Happy New Year||40.02 crores||24 Oct 2014||3850|
|Sultan||36.54 crores||06-Jul-16||4350||Non holiday release|
|Dhoom 3||36.2 crores||20-Dec-13||3650||Non holiday release|
|Chennai Express||33.1 crores||09-Aug-13||3600||Holiday Release(Eid)|
|Ek Tha Tiger||32.92 crores||15-Aug-12||3200||Holiday Release(Eid)|
|Singham Returns||32.09 crores||15-Aug-14||3500||Holiday (Independence Day)|
|Dangal||29.78 crores||24-Dec-16||4250||Non Holiday|
|Bang Bang||27.54 Crores||02-Oct-14||3250||Holiday (Gandhi Jayanti)|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||27.25||17-Jul-15||4100||Non holiday release|
|PK||26.63 Crores||19-Dec-14||3600||Non holiday release|
|Kick||26.4 crores||25-July-14||3800||Non holiday release|
Baahubali 2 First Day Report: Early Estimates
Baahubali 2 has smashed all opening day box office records in India by a huge margin. With the collection of 100+ crores, it has beaten the first day collection Kabali (47.2 crores) and Baahubali (42.1 crores). (Read: Highest Opening Day Collection In India)
Talking about the Hindi version, the first day collection of the movie will be around 38 crores mark. First day collection of Baahubali 2 Hindi version will be highest for any regional dubbed film. In fact, the movie will beat lifetime collection of all dubbed film except Baahubali on the very first day. The Hindi version of Baahubali: The Beginning earned 119 crores in India.