It released on 6500 screens across the nation and most of them going houseful today. Baahubali: The Conclusion is showing all signs of being the biggest film ever made in the Indian cinema. SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus received a standing ovation at many cinemas. The occupancy was over at 90 percent in most theatres.
Will Baahubali 2 redefine box office rules? Trade analysts are predicting that with its opening day box office collection, it will register highest first day collection of 2017. Till now, this record is held by Raees with Rs 20.42 crore earning.
“Reports pouring in from across the country: #Baahubali2 is a GAME CHANGER… Sea of people outside theatres… House Full boards are back!”
“A True Indian Epic Movie of International Standards. Screenplay, Acting, Emotions, Action Seqs & Music – Outstanding.”
Earlier, Bookmyshow had confirmed that Baahubali 2 had broken the advance booking record previously held by Aamir Khan’s Dangal.
Ashish Saksena, COO-Cinemas, BookMyShow had said, “BookMyShow is experiencing an unprecedented advance booking for Baahubali 2. We have already sold over 1 million tickets across languages, even when the bookings have been live for just over a day. ”
It is releasing on almost 2500 screens outside India. In North America alone, the film has released on 1,100 screens and the distributor Great India Films is expecting a lifetime total of $15 million.
According to trade estimates, this is the collection from pre-sale of rights for Baahubali 2.
Satellite Sales (Hindi): Rs 50 crore
Satellite Sales (Tamil +Telugu+ Malayalam): Rs 25-30 crore
Music ( all languages): Rs 25-30 crore
(Hindi): Rs 65 crore
(Telugu): Rs 130 crore
(Karnataka): Rs 45 crore
(Kerala): Rs 8 crore