20 surpasses baahubali beginning collection
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South superstar Rajinikanth‘s science-fiction magnum opus ‘2.0’ has defeated SS Rajamouli’s epic drama ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ making it the second all-time highest earner in terms of gross box office collection in the country after ‘Baahubali the Conclusion’. Yes, the movie that marks the debut of superstar Akshay Kumar in South Industry has managed to collect Rs 518 in India, surpassing the Prabhas starrer that had collected around Rs. 516.


‘2.0’ is touted as the costliest film ever made in India and has handled the tough competition given by ‘Aquaman’ and maintained its hold at the box-office, but it still has to defeat the collection of ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’ that had managed to rake in a massive gross box office collection of Rs 1,430 crore in India.


‘2.0’ that showcases Rajinikanth as scientist Chitti and Akshay Kumar as Pakshi Raja has been facing competition earlier from Ayushmann Khurrana’s ‘Badhaai Ho’, Sara Ali Khan’s debut film ‘Kedarnath’ and also Jason Mamao starrer ‘Aquaman’ but still managed to break a number of records.

The Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer will now be facing challenges from Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Zero‘. Dhanush’s ‘Maari’ and Yash’s ‘K.G.F: Chapter 1.’

The makers are all set to release it in China  in collaboration with Beijing based production and distribution company HY Media. The film’s Mandarin-dubbed versions is scheduled to play on 56,000 screens in Chinese theatres. Out of these, 47,000 screens will play ‘2.0’ in 3D.

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