India is lauding over the film that has created history by crossing the 100 crore mark right at its box-office opening, “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion”, has broken many previous records set by any other Indian film. The SS Rajamouli film turned out to be a perfect example of wider acceptance, breaking stereotypes related to films being made in the southern part of the country. Credit goes to the brilliant team of the film and the script which does not adhere to the contemporary style of storytelling.
With a whopping earnings of Rs 125 crore at the Box Office on its opening day, almost Rs 41.5 crore net is credited to the Hindi version of the magnum opus. Here are 7 box office records that the film has shattered right on the first day.
Highest single day collections
The film has broken all previous records of becoming the highest grosser at the opening day. The grossing rounds of to almost Rs 125 crore. The film has beaten its own previous records of Rs 50 crore plus which was “Baahubali’s” Day 1 collection.
Highest opening for any Indian film ever
Salman Khan’s “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” at Rs 39 crore plus net has remained the highest Bollywood single day opener but “Baahubali 2” has beaten the record by Rs 2.5 crore more.
Highest non-holiday opener for Hindi films
Aamir Khan’s “Dhoom 3” made almost Rs 34 crore at the opening day. However, “Baahubali 2” has covered Rs 41.5 crore net only from its Hindi version alone. An amazing and surplus non holiday release, the film has now become the biggest non holiday opener as well.
Highest opening for any dubbed film
It has now become a usual practice that most of the films in south, fail to make high earnings, however, an altogether different kind of frenzy built up huge anticipation about the film. “Baahubali 2” has created records which might take a long time to be broken again.
The first film to cross Rs 100 crore in a day!
Mostly, films take around three days to cross the 100 crore mark at the box office. However, “Baahubali 2” has done it in a single day’s time.
Highest advance booking
It is reported that almost 40 crores came from advance booking of the film, which is a surplus amount. For Bollywood films like “Sultan” and “Dangal”, the highest record was of around Rs 21 crore.
Highest collections for a South film up North
Regions of Delhi and Punjab alone made almost Rs 4 crore each, out of Rs 41.5 crore in the north region, which has never happened before for any south film released in the north region.