Baahubali Storms The Indian Box Office Galaxy

#Update 2 : Baahubali 2 grossed ₹38.3cr on its 2nd Tuesday pushing the total to ₹926cr. This makes the film first to gross ₹900cr in India. Film now target to enter that ₹1000cr mark by coming Friday. With $37mn Approx overseas, worldwide total now stands at ₹1163cr.

#Update 1 : Baahubali 2 bring another ₹42.9cr on its 2nd Monday pushing it to ₹888cr. Another $850k from Overseas take its Cume up at $35.95m or ₹233cr, surpassing the ₹1,100cr mark within 11 days.

The Baahubali juggernaut continues to roll through box-office records wherever it released. Film passed ₹1,000 cr or ₹10Bn worldwide on Sunday, in just it’s 10th day of release. The blockbuster figure includes ₹845cr from India which is already 65% higher than previous biggest grosser Dangal and believe us margin gonna go even bigger.

Film raked in another ₹190cr approx in its 2nd weekend, dropping just 46.75% from its 1st frame. Box office model today is such that a 60-70% drop after big opening is considered good while here less than 50% drop came from, you know what it did last weekend. Just to remind you, film is already biggest 2nd week grosser with just 3 days into Week 2, outpacing Dangal’s 2nd week of ₹149.35cr. What make it more special is that 2nd weekend is more than any other film’s 1st weekend till date.

For those interested in day wise breakdown of 2nd weekend.

  • Friday : ₹48.4cr
  • Saturday : ₹62.2cr
  • Sunday : ₹79.7cr

Other release this weekend was Guardians of The Galaxy Vol 2. India remains dull for the film with ₹10.5cr ($1.63mn) weekend. That’s simply double of Vol 1 but 20% short of Doctor Strange released November 2016. More than wrong with film it is wrong date which killed it’s box office prospects and it doesn’t end here. In coming weeks few more casualties are expected in Baahubali “May”hem.

Dulquer’s CIA started well with ₹3.15cr Friday following a ₹8.35cr weekend. Film was shadowed by Baahubali 2 in home turf Kerala where it targets top spot, now held by Pulimurugan.

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