Woah! ‘Baahubali 2’ becomes the first movie to cross Rs 100 crore on day one
Not a single movie has managed to achieve what SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus ‘Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion’ has done in a single day. The movie has become the fastest and the first ever movie in India to cross the Rs 100 crore mark in just one day. Yes, the movie has done a business of Rs 155 crore nett. The Hindi version Alone has fetched around Rs 45 crore nett. No movie has even managed to cross the Rs 40 crore mark on its first day, and ‘Baahubali 2′ has achieved it with ease. In fact, ‘Baahubali 2’ has even surpassed the collections of the first instalment of the film. (Also Read: Amazing! ‘Baahubali 2’ is the first movie to top box office charts in USA/Canada)
As per the statistics, the collection of ‘Baahubali 2’ is double of Salman Khan-starrer ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo‘ (Rs 55.03 crore), Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Kabali’ (Rs 53.96 crore), and Shah Rukh Khan-starrer ‘Happy New Year‘ (Rs 50.78 crore).
The second day collection of ‘Baahubali 2’ is equally record-breaking as the Hindi version minted Rs 40 crore nett and the total two-day business of the Hindi version alone is Rs 80.75 crore. The numbers for the Hindi version could be more but there are less shows in Hindi in Southern states like Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Mysore, Nizam. However, the movie has seen a slight drop in the Southern language versions.