According to reports, no other Indian movie has collected so much, on its first day of release in North America.

Baahubali 2 gets an extraordinary opening in the US
Flix Entertainment Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 11:22

All the hard work and efforts of the makers of Baahubali: The Conclusion bore fruit, when it hit the marquee and the film received an extraordinary opening as predicted.

According to trade sources, the theatre occupancy in India was about 95%, which is a great achievement by any standards.

Sources add that several single screen theatres had to accommodate the viewers by providing additional chairs.

Having released in about 9,000 screens across the globe and 6,500 across India, Baahubali 2 did not have any competition at the box office as most films decided to pave way for it. 

The multi-lingual fantasy drama has minted $4.66 million on its opening day, including the Thursday premier show.

According to reports, no other Indian movie has collected so much, on its first day of release in North America.

According to Great Indian Films, the overseas distributor, “Baahubali2 America ALL- Day-1(Premiere+Friday): $4517K and another $150K(approx) from private screens Total $4.667 million (INR 30crs+).And a Hourly Grosses $3 million +, becoming First ever Indian film to cross $3 million + in a Single Day." (sic).

According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Baahubali: The Conclusion witnessed an even bigger opening than Salman Khan’s Sultan and Aamir Khan’s Dangal.

Made on a huge budget, the film has been produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni under the banner Arka Media Works, and has been directed by SS Rajamouli. Prabhas plays Baahubali in the film with Rana Daggubati in an important role as well.

Anushka, Tammannah, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj and Nasser are also included in the star cast of this magnum opus.

 

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