Salman Khan’s Bharat is continuing its money-making spree at the box office. Eid turned into a blessing for the Ali Abbas Zafar directorial, which has already become Salman’s biggest Eid opener till date. It collected Rs 42.30 crore on its Day 1 and looks like it is in no mood to slow down.
On Thursday, Salman Khan starrer made a collection of Rs 31 crore. This makes the film’s total collection of Rs 73.30 crore in just two days of release.
Though the film has received mixed reviews, Salman’s massive fan base cannot get enough of the superstar, who is seen portraying a man over a span of 70 years of his life.
Bharat also stars Katrina Kaif, who joined the cast at the last minute after Priyanka Chopra walked out of the project due to her wedding with Nick Jonas last year. Bharat is an adaptation of South Korean hit film Ode to My Father and also features Sunil Grover, Sonali Kulkarni, Jackie Shroff and Disha Patani.
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Talking about her growth as an actor, Katrina Kaif had told indianexpress.com, “I think it is wonderful. Growth is important in anyone’s life and in any profession you are in. You have to have growth and you have to evolve in someway. It is important how people saw my journey say from New York, Namaste London, Rajneeti and now if they look at my work differently say in Zero or Bharat. I am happy that I am growing in my profession.”
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Bharat is made for Salman Khan fans
Shaikh Ayaz writes, "The film plays out like a three-hour-long “Being Human” advertisement, telling us how good Bharat is and how he is a metaphor for India itself."
Bharat has its soul in the right place, says Ali Abbas Zafar
Bharat director Ali Abbas Zafar shared in a statement recently, "We always wanted to make a film for the entire country to come and celebrate the spirit of Eid and the first day only validates our intent and effort to make a film that India can be truly entertained by."
Bharat to touch Rs 100 crore soon
@CrookBond_D tweeted, "Today in all probability #Bharat gonna touch 100cr. Everywhere it is rocking 👍👍👍👍."
Salman Khan gives his best performance
"#Bharat has what we fans want, An actor Salman Khan who gave one of his best performance as Bharat, Family audiences will love this movie, its one of the best movie of Salman Khan in this decade," tweeted @Mykey_.
'Third day will give us idea about Bharat's lifetime collection'
"#Bharat is roaring high in Single screens all over India today again, such is the craze even with drama oriented movie ! Third day will give us idea about its lifetime," tweeted @RahulVerma4860.
'Bharat will make you cry'
@awesomehabibi tweeted, "Finally watched #Bharat & can't imagine why people are hating on the film. It's amazing. Comedy, family drama, emotions that will make u cry, good music and ofcourse Salman Khan & Katrina in never seen roles. Ignore the haters. Go watch it & take your family with u. #eidmubarak."
Bharat continues to dominate the box office!
'Expect good numbers on Friday too'
Siddharth Mathur wrote on Twitter, "NO Drop In Friday Morning Shows Of #BHARAT , Advance Booking is also good. Expect Good Numbers on Friday too."
'Strong Day 3 on the cards'
Sumit Kadel tweeted, "#Bharat Friday- Morning occupancy same as Thursday, no DROP. Advance for the day is decent. Family audience flow would come after noon shows. Strong Day-3 on cards."
Watch Bharat with your family
@Akter77Tania tweeted, "#Bharat A complete entertainer journey of a ordinary men and his extraordinarily life. It’s a treat to watch#Katrina & @BeingSalmanKhan & their astonishing performance. Please go & watch with ur family❤️."
Bharat 'expected to see an upward trend'
Ramesh Bala tweeted, "Bharat is expected to see an upward trend over the weekend. @BeingSalmanKhan @SKFilmsOfficial @aliabbaszafar @atulreellife @TSeries @itsBhushanKumar."
Bharat is 'larger than life'
@JhallaParinda tweeted, "Bharat is a Hindi film entertainer of the genre that is dying, unfortunately. It makes you laugh, it makes you cry. It entertains you. Everything is larger thn life. I grew up watching melodramatic films of Sunny Deol, Amitabh B., Vinod K, Dharmendra, Sanjay Dutt. So, I loved it."
"Everything about Bharat was perfect"
Today saw #Bharat movie !! @BeingSalmanKhan you've done a swell job. I was stunned to see this movie !! From storyline to the characters to everything was perfect. Take a bow @WhoSunilGrover आप तो इस फिल्म में सोने पे सुहागा थे.— SORRU SINGH ⚡ (@ImsorruSingh) June 6, 2019
There wasn’t even a single second of boredom !! pic.twitter.com/q9cP5z2cnW
Bharat's Day 2 'continues to be euphoric'
Ramesh Bala wrote on his Twitter account, "With a record setting day 1 collections, day two continues to be euphoric. Early box office reports suggest that @BeingSalmanKhan starrer #Bharat will see a minor drop between the range of 25-30% on day two which is expected on a working day."
Bharat is "paisa vasoool" for fans
"#Bharat Sallu Bhai 's best after Bhajrangi bhaijaan ..."paisa vasoool" 💪👌 #SunilGrover ..what a role ..what a performance.. @aliabbaszafar thanks for hat trick damakkas🤗 worth watching," tweeted @sanviratDHO.
Bharat made a collection of Rs 31 crore on Day 2
"#Bharat puts up a big total on Day 2 [working day after #Eid holiday]... Plexes saw normal decline, while single screens held fort... Saw excellent occupancy in evening/night shows... Overall, 2-day total is superb... Wed 42.30 cr, Thu 31 cr. Total: ₹ 73.30 cr. India biz," Taran Adarsh wrote on his Twitter account.
'Bharat is performing way better than expectations'
@LoyalSalmanFan1 tweeted, "#Bharat is performing way better than the expectations of haters as well as some fans today.The reason behind this solid hold is the beauty of film that is turning into the large numbers supported by family audiences. If all goes well then we’ll have another 30+ day in addition."
'It's an average film'
@Rahulrautwrites tweeted, "#Bharat disappoints, but thankfully not like #Race3 and #Tubelight... It's an average film which can be escaped if you are not a Salman or Katrina fan. The film has opened huge due to the Salman Khan and Eid factor but it won't be a Lambi Race Ka Ghoda at the box office for sure!"
Bharat ruling the single screens
Siddharth Mathur wrote on his Twitter account, "#Bharat getting Extra Ordinary response from single screens today ! HUGE."
'Salman Khan nailed it'
"Great action!! #SalmanKhan Film. Film includes,Entertainment, love and Sacrifice- What a film!! Again Salman Khan Nailed it. @aliabbaszafar #BharatReview #Bharat @Bharat_TheFilm @BeingSalmanKhan @DishPatani @WhoSunilGrover @SKFilmsOfficial, " wrote Anupama Raag on her Twitter account.
'Family audience has come out to see the film'
Journalist Himesh Mankad tweeted, "Seems like another Rs 30 crore plus day for #Bharat at the Box-Office. The family audience has come out to see the film today at mass belts in India. Even the cities are holding well on it's second day. Stay tuned for early estimate by late evening."
Fans laud Sunil Grover
Ashish Merkhed tweeted, "@WhoSunilGrover Your role as “Vilayati” is too good and shows how true friends required in our life. @Bharat_TheFilm @BeingSalmanKhan #Bharat."
Sonali Kulkarni shares some behind the scenes photos
'Friday will be an acid test for Bharat'
"Friday will be acid test for #Bharat ... if it passes this crucial test its gonna be a big hit," film distributor and trade analyst Raj Bansal said via Twitter.
Around 30% fall on Day 2?
Film trade analyst Girish Johar tweeted, "A little more than expected... around 30% fall in Day 2 BO for #Bharat... still long weekend ahead #EarlyTrends @BeingSalmanKhan #KatrinaKaif @DishPatani @WhoSunilGrover @aliabbaszafar"
Saqib Saleem on Bharat opening
Saqib Saleem wrote on Twitter, "Congratulations to bhai @BeingSalmanKhan and the whole team of #Bharat on the great opening, hearing a lot of amazing things!! Will definitely watch it as soon as I get a day off!! #KatrinaKaif #Tabu @aliabbaszafar @bindasbhidu @DishPatani @WhoSunilGrover @itsBhushanKumar"
Bharat going strong in big cities and mass belts
Film trade analyst and critic Sumit Kadel wrote on Twitter, "#Bharat Day 2- holding quite well today after matnee shows both at big cities & mass belts. Thursday Collection is heading towards ₹ 25 cr nett+, if night shows holds well then film would mint ₹ 30 cr nett."
Bharat to earn Rs 30 crore on Day 2?
Film trade analyst Ramesh Bala posted on Twitter, "Early Estimates for #Bharat on Day 2 is around ₹ 30 Crs.. Excellent hold on a Working day.."