Baahubali 2 box office collection day 20: SS Rajamouli film collects Rs 1475 crores worldwide

Baahubali 2 box office collection day 20: SS Rajamouli film is set to create another record.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 18, 2017 3:08 pm
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It has been 20 days since Baahubali 2 released, and the film has collected Rs 1475 crores worldwide gross. It is now just 25 Cr short of Rs 1500 crore. The film also happens to be the first Indian film to cross the $10 million mark in the United Arab Emirates. Every day the film breaks some new record in any given part of the world, which has given distributors like Karan Johar reason to celebrate.

Baahubali 2, SS Rajamouli’s directorial has impressed the audience and critics alike with its grandeur and visual effects. The film has gained repeat audience, which has resulted in the movie running successfully worldwide even as it approached the completion of week three. It is the first Indian film to join the Rs 1000 crore club and is also the highest grosser in Hindi and Telugu cinema. It also collected Rs 100 crore is Tamil, which was earlier a record held my superstar Rajinikanth’s film Enthiran. Baahubali 2 was also known to have collected more than Bollywood films Meri Pyaari Bindu and Sarkar 3 put together over the last weekend. So it comes as no surprise that the film is all set to touch Rs 1500 crore on Day 20.

So far, the movie has collected Rs 1450 crore worldwide and has collected Rs 1,189 crore in India alone. While many trade analysts have speculated that Baahubali 2 might be the first Indian film to hit Rs 2000 crore in the history of Indian cinema, Rs 1500 crore is an important number too. The highest 50 grossing films worldwide consists mainly of Hollywood movies. So if Baahubali 2 had to even take the last place on the list – there is a long way to go.

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The film was initially released in 6500 screens in the country and went on to collect its first Rs 100 crore within three days. If this pace remains, the film’s lifetime collections might exceed expectations of the trade analysts and the filmmakers themselves. Starring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati and Anushka Shetty in the lead roles, the film mainly revolves around Amarendra Baahubali’s death and how his son exact’s revenge from his uncle Bhallaladeva.

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