One of the most anticipated films of the year, 2.0 featuring actors Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar has released. The film dominated the ticket window right from day one. It minted Rs 20.25 cr on its opening day and Rs 18 cr on the second day. The total collection now stands at Rs 38.25 cr. The box office numbers were shared by trade analyst Taran Adarsh on social media. Also Read - Kiara Advani Wears a Gharara Set Worth Rs 98,000 by Designer Arpita Mehta For Laxmmi Bomb Promotions - Yay or Nay?
Taran took to the micro-blogging site Twitter to share the details. He tweeted, “#2Point0 remained strong on Day 2… Although the film has declined on Day 2, the biz should gather momentum on Day 3 [Sat] and Day 4 [Sun]… Thu 20.25 cr, Fri 18 cr. Total: ₹ 38.25 cr. India biz. Note: HINDI version.” Also Read - Laxxmi Bomb's Burj Khalifa Song Out: Akshay Kumar, Kiara Advani Romance in Dessert, Fans Call it 'Chartbuster Hit'
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The box office numbers are expected to grow in coming days. The Tamil and Telugu versions are also doing earth-shattering collections. Looking at the fan following that Rajini have, 2.0 is soon going to break many box office records.
It is worthy to mention that the film released on Thursday and usually this happens when it’s a holiday. But, in case of 2.0, things are different.
The film has reportedly crossed the Rs 100-crore mark globally on the first day of its release.
2.0 is the sequel to 2010 Tamil film Enthiran. It marks Akshay’s Tamil debut. He is seen playing the role of an ornithologist, who believes that mobile phones radiations create harmful environment for birds.
As per a report in Bollywood Hungama, 2.0 has been released on more than 6600 to 6800 screens. Thus, it has already surpassed the record of Prabhas starrer Baahubali which got 6500 screens.
Along with Akshay and Rajinikanth, the film also features Amy Jackson in a pivotal role. It is directed by Shankar and bankrolled by Lyca Productions. The film is being made with an estimated budget of Rs 543 crore.