Baahubali 2 has beaten Aamir Khan’s film PK to emerge as the highest worldwide grossing Indian film ever. SS Rajamouli film has collected an estimated amount of Rs 887 crore worldwide, according to a report published in Bollywood Hungama. The previous record holders were Aamir Khan’s PK and Dangal with a worldwide collection of Rs 769 cr and Rs 716 cr respectively. Salman Khan’s film Bajrangi Bhaijaan had a worldwide collection of Rs 629 crore.
Baahubali 2 has already crossed the lifetime collection of Baahubali 1 which had a gross lifetime collection of Rs 650 crore. Trade analyst Sreedhar Pillai earlier said, “#Baahubali2 out grosses #Baahubali1 worldwide collections in 6 days! #B2 is grossed around Rs 750cr compared to #B1’s Rs 650Cr lifetime!”
Prabhas and Rana Daggubati film is all set to break another record. Baahubali 2 will soon overtake Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal as the highest grosser in the US. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “#Dangal is the HIGHEST GROSSER in USA [$ 12.4 million]… #Baahubali2 all set to cross its *lifetime biz* on Wednesday. WOWWW! @Rentrak.” Taran earlier tweeted, “#Baahubali2 is setting new BENCHMARKS and creating RIPPLES internationally too… Biz in USA is an eye-opener, will leave you awestruck.”
Nett – ₹ 545 Crs
Gross – ₹ 695 Crs
Gross – ₹ 165 Crs
Total – ₹ 860 Crs
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) May 5, 2017
Meanwhile, Baahubali 2 has left the Bollywood awestruck and several stars praised the film. Priyanka Chopra tweeted, “Congratulations @ssrajamouli Sir on another spectacle! May u keep the flag flying..@karanjohar congrats!❤️. #Baahubali2.” Director Mahesh Bhatt tweeted, “Bahubali is a game changer, it’s the kind of movie that redefines everything you thought u knew & understood about Indian movies.” Actor Abhishek Bachchan tweeted, “More Absolutely loved Baahubali 2. Many congratulations to the entire team! @RanaDaggubati @ssrajamouli Prabhas, Vijendra Prasad garu great work.”
Starring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia, Ramya Krishnan and Sathyaraj, Baahubali 2 is about two a battle for the throne of Mahishmati kingdom. Made on a budget of Rs 400-450 crore, the film released on 6500 screens in India. Online ticketing platform BookMyShow sold over 1 million tickets for the film within 24 hours of bookings opening. A Khan film releases on about 4,500 screens.