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Bharat box office collection Day 10: Salman-Katrina film slows down in second week

Bharat box office collection Day 10: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s period drama is struggling to cross the Rs 200 crore mark. The film has collected Rs 182.85 crores.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: June 15, 2019 4:06:01 pm
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Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s period drama Bharat is struggling to cross the Rs 200 crore mark. On Friday, it has earned Rs 3.75 crores, bringing the total collection to Rs. 182.85 crores, according to Bollywood Hungama. Now, if the second weekend will help its falling box office figures, will be known soon.

However, Ali Abbas Zafar directorial had a good start at the ticket counters. Cashing in on the festival of Eid, the film earned Rs 42.30 crore on its opening day. It became the highest Bollywood opener of 2019. Despite a slight fall in the collection on its second and third day, the film picked up again during the weekend and gave Khan another hit of his career.

Overwhelmed with the audience’s response to the movie, the Dabangg Khan thanked everyone for their love and support. The actor shared a video, where he, along with Katrina, watched the audience’s reaction to the movie. “Thank you so much for all the love and support you have shown towards ‘Bharat’ #BharatAudienceReactions,” he tweeted.

The Indian Express film critic Shubhra Gupta gave a 2.5 star rating to Bharat. In her review, she wrote, “In the first half, there is scope and sweep. Post interval, though, the film sags. Comprehensively.”

She added, “The good thing about the film, despite its eye-roll moments, is its attempt to create an ‘ordinary’ man without any particular skills. And the underlining of a nation which belongs to us all. Vilayati, played excellently by Grover, is a Muslim. The dialogue may be over-the-top but it takes us back to the time when pan-Indian films would speak fearlessly about dosti and bhaichara amongst sworn enemies, about how people are the same everywhere, and that the Partition hasn’t divided dils, which still beat for each other.”

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16:06 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Salman and Katrina thank Indian cricket team for watching Bharat

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif thanked the Indian cricket team for watching Bharat. 

15:40 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Salman Khan: My validation comes from box office collections

During an interaction with the journalists, Salman Khan said, “My validation comes from box office collections. That means people have liked or not liked a film. It doesn’t make a difference if someone has given it so many stars (rating), no stars or ridiculed the film. This happens. It’s their bread and butter. God bless them. Give them two more bread.” 

15:04 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Bharat earns Rs 182.85 crores

According to Bollywood Humgama, Bharat has earned Rs 3.75 crore on Friday. The total collection of the film stands at Rs. 182.85 crores. 

14:34 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Bharat: Audience Verdict

14:08 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Economics of Bharat

Sharing the economics of Bharat, film trade analyst and critc, Sumit Kadel, tweeted, "Economics of #Bharat -

Budget- ₹ 120 cr (Includes P&A).

Distributed by AA films (Commission basis)

Break even- ₹ 170-175 crs.To attain HIT verdict- ₹ 200 cr nett.

Superhit- ₹ 250 cr nett

BLOCKBUSTER- ₹ 300 cr nett.

Average- ₹ 150-170 cr

FlOP- Below 150 cr."

13:32 (IST)15 Jun 2019
With Bharat, Salman Khan becomes the actor with highest number of Rs 100 crore movies
13:00 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Bharat inches closer to Rs 200 crore mark

Film trade analyst and critic Sumit Kadel tweeted, "#Bharat Second Friday- ₹ 4 cr nett approx. Total- ₹ 182 cr nett." 

12:33 (IST)15 Jun 2019
'A film like Bharat is not made every day'

Actor Sunil Grover shared his journey of working on Salman Khan starrer Bharat. He told indianexpress.com, "I am grateful and joyful that I got to be a part of this amazing film. First and foremost, it is a Salman Khan film. Secondly, it is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and thirdly, it has a great story and production value. It’s been a great experience working with the team for six months. The moment I read the script, I knew I had to do it. I actually feel lucky to be a part of Bharat." 

Also read | Sunil Grover: A film like Bharat is not made every day

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12:02 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Bharat's box office collection in UK

"#BoxOffice: #Bharat Day 9 (Thursday) U.K box office - 26,944 USD [Rs. 18.78 lacs] from 105 screens," shared Bollywood Hungama. 

11:32 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Katrina Kaif gives reasons to watch Bharat

11:04 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Game Over to be affected by Bharat

Film trade analyst Girish Johar suggested that Taapsee Pannu's latest release Game Over might face competition from Salman Khan's Bharat. Also, he told indianexpress.com that Bharat is likely to dominate the box office in its second week. 

10:23 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Bharat stays strong in USA

"#BoxOffice: #Bharat Day 9 (Thursday) U.S.A box office - 38,974 USD [Rs. 27.17 lacs] from 210 screens," tweeted Bollywood Hungama. 

09:52 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Ali Abbas Zafar on Bharat success

Ali Abbas Zafar is overwhelmed with the success of the period drama. He said in a statement, "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.” 

“It is humbling to be showered this kind of love. I have tried to present Salman Khan in a totally new light and as a totally new hero with Bharat and I am ecstatic that audiences have liked our attempt to make Bharat a thoroughly entertaining joyride that also has its soul in the right place,” Ali Abbas Zafar said as he thanked the audience for all the love.

09:15 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Bharat's New Zealand box office collection

"#BoxOffice: #Bharat Day 10 (Friday) New Zealand box office - 10,518 USD [Rs. 7.33 lacs] from 13 screens," tweeted Bollywood Hungama while sharing the box office collection of Bharat in New Zealand. 

08:52 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Bharat's box office collection in Canada

Bollywood Hungama shared, "#BoxOffice: #Bharat Day 9 (Thursday) Canada box office - 12,866 USD [Rs. 8.97 lacs] from 34 screens."

08:22 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Salman Khan expresses gratitude
07:57 (IST)15 Jun 2019
Bharat earns only Rs 3 crore on Friday?

Film distributor and trade analyst Raj Bansal‏ posted on Twitter, "@BeingSalmanKhan #Bharat week2 Day1 Friday collected ₹3Cr."

After the film crossed the Rs 150 crore mark, Salman met a few journalists, and through them, thanked everyone who watched his film. He said, “I am very happy with the film doing really really well. Everyone’s work is being appreciated. I have not done these many interviews to promote the film that I am doing now. But it’s okay because all those people who have watched the film and liked it, this is to say a big thank you to them. People, who have gone to watch the film, are doing a good job by talking good about the film and encouraging others to watch it. But if people haven’t watched the film and they are not taking these people seriously, then I, myself, am going to say that go and watch it. It’s a good film.”

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First published on: 15-06-2019 at 07:55:10 am