SS Rajamouli directed Bahubali 2 has got off to an earth-shattering opening day box office collections taking the Indian cinema business by storm. Prabhas-Anushka Shetty starrer Baahubali 2: The Conclusion has raked in Rs 121 crore nett in India on its first day, breaking all records held by any Indian film. It has amassed Rs 200 crore plus gross at the worldwide box office. Despite the gigantic numbers, Bahubali 2 is still no match to the Hollywood movies. Baahubali: The Conclusion which crossed the grand 100 crore mark on the first day with its Hindi, Telugu and Tamil version is still way behind compared to the all-time highest opening day grossing Hollywood movie – 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The epic space film earned USD 119,119,282 which is roughly Rs 750 plus crore globally! Yes, heartbreaking (likely unfair) it may seem, Bahubali 2 movie first day box office collection report is a dwarf compared to The Force. Bahubali 2 Box Office Collection crosses Rs 500 crore worldwide: Private islands, castles & other things Baahubali team can splurge on post latest BO reports.
The much-awaited sequel of Baahubali: The Beginning hit theatres in 28th April 2017. The brainchild of SS Rajamouli, Bahubali franchise presented the final movie, Bahubali 2: The Conclusion in full glory. The hype around the film showed the raw emotions of a moviegoer in India after ages. The multi-starrer Indian epic action film with Tollywood actor Prabhas in the titular role has given a blockbuster film in true meaning. Right from the positive movie reviews to great word of mouth to a humongous advance booking of tickets, Bahubali’s box office prediction hinted it to be a landmark film in India. The cliffhanger – Why Did Kattappa Kill Bahubali certainly pulled the audiences to the theatres and in style. Bahubali 2 full movie leaked on Facebook Live! Baahubali: The Conclusion online video stream from Kuwait leaves filmmakers stressed!
Bahubali 2 on its first day collected Rs 121 crore in India and crossed Rs 200 plus mark in the highest opening grosser list worldwide. The film which released in over 8,000 screens in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam across the globe registered 100 percent advance booking in a majority of places. Bahubali 2 Hindi version raked in Rs 41 crore, second only to Shah Rukh Khan starrer Happy New Year which still holds the record of all-time opening day collection with Rs 44. 97 crore. From the Telugu and Tamil version, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion made whopping Rs 80 crore. Bahubali 2 Movie LEAKED online just before release, is the video clip of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion original or fake?
Day 1 BO Collection – Star Wars: The Force Awakens vs Bahubali 2
Coming to the stupendous numbers of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion‘s box office collection as the highest grossing Indian film compared to the all-time Hollywood movie. The film made on a lavish budget of Rs 250 crore is produced by Arka Mediaworks, and Dharma Productions is miles behind the 2015 film of mega blockbuster Star Wars franchise – Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The film released the same year when SS Rajamouli released the first Bahubali film. Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the direct sequel to 1983’s Return of the Jedi earned an unbelievable USD 119,119,282 to become the all-time highest opening day film. The amount when converted to the Indian currency comes around Rs 750 crore plus, three times earnings of Bahubali 2! Truth Revealed: Kattapa Ne Bahubali Ko Kyun Maara?
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, also a multistarrer had a string of stars like Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Max von Sydow. The film was not only the highest grossing installment of the film franchise but third highest-grossing films in the all-time list behind James Cameron’s 2009 film Avatar and 1997 film Titanic. Star Wars: The Force Awakens helmed by director J. J. Abrams also has the record of the second highest opening weekend. It was recently taken over by 2017 film The Fate of the Furious.
Day 1 BO Collection – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 vs Bahubali 2
After Star Wars: The Force Awakens it is the final movie of insanely successful franchise based on British author JK Rowling’s fantasy novel series – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. The hit franchise which started off in 2001 with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone created history in earnings with its last film. The Deathly Hallows Part 2 earned USD 91,071,119 that is approximately Rs 585 crore plus worldwide. Compared to Prabhas-Anushka Shetty’s romance action epic saga, Harry Potter’s magical world made double opening day box office collections. The truly impressive and lovable star cast of Harry Potter series, lead by Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) created the box office history.
Day 1 BO Collection – Avengers: Age of Ultron vs Bahubali 2
When a team comprising of superheroes and gods joins hands together, it is bound to create tsunami at the box office. The 2015 Marvel Comics superhero film with a string of Hollywood biggies like Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L Jackson and Elizabeth Olsen took the first day highest grossing movies list by storm. Their opening day box office numbers read USD 84,424,532 which comes around Rs 540 crores plus in the Indian currency. Avengers: Age of Ultron ranks third in the list of all time single day highest opening day grossing Hollywood film, a collection which is way above SS Rajamouli directed Baahubali 2: The Conclusion.
Bahubali 2 is indeed India’s best answer to the Hollywood’s most successful movies. SS Rajamouli, Prabhas and entire team Bahubali have shown the grandeur of the Indian cinema industry in its full glory. The day is not far when an Indian movie will rank in the list of all-time highest opening grossing and show the world its magnitude and power. As of now Hail Bahubali and keep your eyes glued to the box office numbers of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion.