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Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ crosses Rs 100 cr mark in opening weekend

'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' has sailed its way into the coveted Rs 100 crore club in its opening weekend itself.

Written by Sarika Sharma | New Delhi |
Updated: July 20, 2015 5:16:31 pm
salman khan, bajrangi bhaijaan Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ has been going strong at the box office, after having a roaring start on Friday, the movie has sailed its way into the coveted Rs 100 crore club in its opening weekend itself.

Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ has been going strong at the box office after a roaring start on Friday (July 17). The movie has sailed its way into the coveted Rs 100-crore club in its opening weekend itself.

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Taran Adarsh tweeted the opening weekend figures and wrote ‘ache din’ are back in Bollywood.

‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ had collected Rs 36.50 crore on day two of its release, making it the highest box-office grab for the superstar ever for a single day, according to distributors. His earlier single day collection record is for “Ek Tha Tiger”of over Rs 32 crore.

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The Eid collection was a considerable jump from the opening day where the movie collected Rs 27.25 crore. “Eros International & SKF’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan records festival day 2 collection of Rs 36.50 crore India NBOC. Highest ever single day collection for a Salman Khan starrer,” distributors had said.

Further tweeting the break up of the weekend, Taran Adarsh wrote the Salman Khan starrer had won hearts and acclaim both.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan is Salman Khan’s 8th film to cross ₹ 100 cr mark in India.  With the success of this film Salman Khan, 49, has become an actor with maximum number of 100 crore hits in Hindi film industry.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan’s success comes just a day after ‘Baahubali’ collected Rs 300 crore at box office. Telugu hit Baahubali achieved this feat in mere nine days of its release.

Tara Adarsh tweeted:

Salman Khan’s festival release opened to good reviews from both fans and critics. The movie has done better than his last release ‘Kick’ in the opening weekend.

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Here’s a look at the weekend collections of earlier Salman Khan films.

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Directed by Kabir Khan, the film also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and child actress Harshaali Malhotra.

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