Baahubali 2 1st Day Box Office Collection: Baahubali 2 smashed all opening day records, becomes first Indian movie to cross 100 crores on the first day.
This is just insane. You just can’t ask for a better performance from a movie. The most awaited movie of the year, Baahubali 2 has finally hit the theaters today. Released on 6500 screens across the country, Baahubali 2 sets the box office on fire from the word go. The movie has surpassed all expectations and has emerged as the first Indian movie cross 100 crores on the first day. Let’s have a detailed look at Baahubali 2 1st day box office collection and occupancy report.
Baahubali 2 First Day Occupancy Report
The movie opened to 90% occupancy in the morning shows, a number which we haven’t witnessed in last 10 years. The buzz surrounding can be judged by the fact that around 90% of the total first weekend shows are already booked in Nizam, Kerala, and Karnataka.
The craze of the movie is not confined to south regions. The movie opened to 85% occupancy in north circuits. Despite being a dubbed film, Baahubali 2 managed to beat the opening day occupancy of Bollywood blockbusters like Sultan, PRDP, Happy New Year, Dangal and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
Despite being a normal working day, the movie reported 90% occupancy across the country on the first day. In South regions like AP, Nizam, Hyderabad, Karnataka, Kerala and TN, the movie was Housefull throughout the day. This kind of opening was last witnessed in north circuits when Dhoom 2 and Gadar: Ek Prem Katha were released.
Baahubali 2 Day 1 Box Office Collection: Early Estimates
As per early estimates, Baahubali 2 1st day collection will be 100+ crores. The movie has smashed all opening day records by a huge margin. 100+ crores on the first day is an unbelievable number as the before this the highest opening day record was held by Rajinikanth starer Kabali which collected 47.2 crores.
Talking about the Hindi version, the movie earned 35+ crores on the first day. The dominance of the movie can be judged by the fact that the first day collection of Baahubali 2’s Hindi version will be higher than ATBB Bollywood movies like Dhoom 3, PK, Dangal, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Sultan.
Baahubali 2 1st Day Box Office Collection: Overseas Report
Not only in India, the movie is off to an extraordinary start in overseas too. The movie earned whopping $2.5 million from Thursday previews in the United States. It has beaten Fast and Furious 8 and becomes the first Indian film to top USA box office. It should cross $15 million in the first weekend.
Baahubali 2 Box Office Collection: What to Expect After Bumper Opening
Baahubali 2 has managed to earn over 100 crores on the first day despite being a non-holiday release. With Saturday and Sunday being holidays, one can expect it to remain strong if not falling. We can expect Baahubali to end the first weekend with the whopping collection of 270+ crores. The Hindi version of the movie will cross 100 crores in just three days.
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