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Rajamouli's juggernaut rolls on: Baahubali 2 grosses Rs 600 crore worldwide

One trade analyst even said that the movie might have grossed Rs 710 crore already

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

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Elderly movie enthusiasts snap selfies outside a theatre in Bengaluru before watching the opening show of “Bahubali 2: The Conclusion” (Photo: PTI)

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion has grossed at least Rs 600 crore in worldwide box-office collections, according to IndiaToday.

As reported earlier, as of Tuesday, the film's Indian gross business stood at Rs 395 crore approximately, while overseas business had been over $18-19 million in three days only (excluding previews). The worldwide figures, at Rs 506 crore, are for the three-day weekend and do not include previews, including which the total goes above Rs 520 crore, according to Box Office India. (Read more)

With this, SS Rajamouli’s epic extravaganza is more than half way through to becoming the first Indian motion picture to gross Rs 1,000 crore at the box office. The first part had opened to blockbuster collections in the range of Rs 50 crore on Day 1 and gone on to collect a massive Rs 650 crore (gross) at the worldwide box-office. 


In fact, Trade analyst Ramesh Bala went a step further and said the film had already grossed Rs 710 crore.


The film, starring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, and Tamannaah, continues to shatter box office records. It netted Rs 320-325 crore over the first three days of its release. Having collected more than Rs 125 crore over the first weekend in its Hindi format, it even broke Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal's record, which had collected around Rs 107 crore.  


Filmmaker called the film "Indian Cinema's crowning glory" as he tweeted late on Tuesday that it had grossed Rs 383 crore in all the four languages it was released in. 



 
Johar has a reason to rejoice. After all, his Dharma Productions marketed and distributed the Hindi-dub version of the movie. Johar also called the movie a "cinema revolution" due to its earnings on Monday. 



However, perhaps the richest praise garnered by the movie, given its South Indian cast and crew, has been superstar Rajinikanth's tweet, where he called Baahubali 2 "Indian cinema's pride".


 
Ticket sales data from last week had already pointed towards an unprecedented run for the film at the box office. 

Online entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow said it had so far sold over 3.3 million tickets for Baahubali 2, which was released across the country on Friday, or 12 tickets every second a day before the release of S S Rajamouli's magnum opus. (Read more)

With this, Baahubali 2, which released was in over 6,000 screens, has created an all-time record high on BookMyShow for advance ticket sales surpassing Baahubali 1 by over 350 per cent.

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