Highest opening day grossers in India: Baahubali 2, Kabali and Baahubali are the top 3 movies with the highest opening day collection in India.
The second instalment of Baahubali series, Baahubali: The Conclusion was released yesterday. Directed by S.S. Rajamouli, the movie stars Prabhas, Rana Dagubatti, Anushka Shetty, Satyaraj and Tamannah in the lead roles. As predicted by us, the movie opened to record-breaking numbers across the country. (Read: Baahubali 2 1st day collection)
Released on 6500 screens in four languages, Baahubali 2 smashed all opening day records. It registered 95% occupancy on the first day which is an all-time record in Indian cinema. As per the reports coming, Baahubali 2 first day collection (all languages) has crossed 100 crores mark. These are insane numbers as the second best opening day numbers belongs to Rajinikanth’s Kabali which collected 47.7 crores on the first day. The first day collection of Baahubali was 42.1 crores
Talking about the highest opening day grossers of all time in India, the top three positions are held by south Indian movies. Salman Khan’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is at the fourth position followed by Happy New Year and Sultan. Remember, we are talking about the nett collection of the movies The gross collection of south Indian and Bollywood movies differ as the later have low entertainment tax. Without any delay, let’s have a look at the movies with highest opening day collection in India.
Highest Opening Day Grossers In India
Baahubali 2: Release Date- 28 July 2016, Budget- 250 crores, Opening Day Collection- 100+ crores
Kabali: Release Date- 22 July 2016, Budget- 100 crores, Opening Day Collection- 47.7 crores
Baahubali: Release Date- 10 July 2015, Budget- 180 crores, Opening Day Collection- 42.1 crores
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo: Release Date- 12 Nov 2015, Budget- 180 crores, Opening Day Collection- 40.35 crores
Happy New Year: Release Date- 24 Oct 2014, Budget- 150 crores, Opening Day Collection- 40.02 crores
Sultan: Release Date- 6 July 2016 , Budget- 145 crores, Opening Day Collection- 36.54 crores
Dhoom 3: Release Date- 20 Dec 2013, Budget- 175 crores, Opening Day Collection- 36.22 crores
Khaidi No 150: Release Date- 11 Jan 2017, Budget- 70 crores, Opening Day Collection- 35.5 crores
Chennai Express: Release Date- 8 Aug 2013, Budget- 115 crores, Opening Day Collection- 33.12 crores
Ek Tha Tiger: Release Date- 15 Aug 2012, Budget- 92 crores, Opening Day Collection- 32.9 crores
Singham Returns: Release Date- 15 Aug 2014 , Budget- 105 crores , Opening Day Collection- 32.09 crores
As you can see, the top two positions in the list are acquired by the south Indian movies. Salman Khan’s Tubelight and Tiger Zinda Hai, Akshay Kumar’s Robot 2 are also expected to make it to the list.
Note: The data shown above is collected from various trusted sources. Blog to Bollywood does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data.