Move over 100 cr Bollywood Blockbusters! Baahubali likely to cross Rs 1,000 crore worldwide in a week’s time

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SS Rajamouli’s film Baahubali 2 is on a record breaking spree and continues to surprise those who thought movies are dying. The film has collected Rs 925 crore worldwide. Baahubali 2 collected Rs 745 crore in the domestic market and Rs 180 crore in the overseas market. Trade tracker Ramesh Bala tweeted the figures, ” #Baahubali2 8 Days WW BO (Estimates) #India :Nett – ₹ 587 Crs Gross – ₹ 745 Crs Overseas : Gross – ₹ 180 Crs Total – ₹ 925 Crs.”

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Earlier yesterday, the film also surpassed Aamir Khan’s PK to emerge as biggest Indian worldwide grosser. The worldwide collection of PK and Dangal were Rs 768 crore and Rs 716 crore respectively. Baahubali 2 has also beaten Dangal and Sultan in terms of the first-week collection. The film has collected Rs 247 crore (nett) in the first week. Trade analyst Sreedhar Pillai observed, “#Baahubali2 also becomes highest collecting Hindi film for week 1 – Rs 247 Cr net beating #Dangal & #Sultan. Salute to @ssrajamouli @Shobu.” Trade analyst Taran Adarsh also tweeted, “After WEEK 1… #Dangal ₹ 197.54 cr [7 days] #Sultan ₹ 229.16 cr [9 days; Wed release] #Baahubali2 ₹ 247 cr [7 days] India biz. HINDI.”

Baahubali 2 collected Rs 534 crore ( nett.) in a domestic market. The film showed a consistent performance throughout the week. Baahubali 2 collected Rs 30 cr, Rs 26 cr and Rs 22.75 crore on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday respectively. Taran tweeted the figures, “#Baahubali2 Fri 41 cr, Sat 40.50 cr, Sun 46.50 cr, Mon 40.25 cr, Tue 30 cr, Wed 26 cr, Thu 22.75 cr. Total: ₹ 247 cr nett. India biz. HINDI. #Baahubali2 – ALL LANGUAGES – Week 1 NETT: ₹ 534 cr. India biz… Undoubtedly, the BIGGEST BLOCKBUSTER ever.”