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Baahubali franchise looks all set to collect Rs 2,000 cr at box office

Baahubali 2 becomes first Indian movie to cross Rs 1,000 cr at box office and is still going strong

Aditya Laxman Jakki  |  New Delhi 

Fans at a theatre in Hyderabad to watch the “Bahubali 2: The Conclusion” (Photo: PTI)

'Baahubali: The Conclusion' has grossed over Rs 1,000 crore across the world within nine days of its release and, if the numbers are any indication, the whole franchise is likely to post Rs 2,000 crore gross collections.

Going by the latest figures, the film has grossed over Rs 800 crore at the Indian and Rs 200 crore at the overseas market. With this, 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' has become the first Indian movie to earn over Rs 1,000 crore worldwide. According to, the movie has posted net collections of Rs 611 crore in India, including all languages.

"The way the film is going the 700 crore nett mark will not be far and although the 1,000 crore nett mark does look far it is not totally out of the question. The 900 crore nett mark it will surpass for sure," says the site for the domestic market.

The first part of the franchise grossed around Rs 650 crore around the world. The collections of the total franchise — both the parts combined — stand above Rs 1,650 crore.

'Baahubali 2', the movie's official Twitter handle shared a photo, announcing the movie crossing the gigantic figure at the global

'Bahubali: The Beginning' is at the second position in the domestic market by collecting Rs 419.5 crore net and Aamir Khan's 'Dangal' is at third with Rs 387 crore net, says The movie trade site further says, only in Hindi, the film has posted Rs 292 crore net till Saturday. According to movie trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film has collected over Rs 300 crore in Hindi on Sunday, 10th day, which is the fastest by a Hindi film. It is also a highest grossing dubbing film for any language in India.

According to trade analyst Ramesh Bala, the movie collected over $15 million in the US box office and beat the previous record-holder Dangal's $12.4 million total haul in the territory. This is just the reported box office collections and many independent screens didn't report the numbers.

Taran Adarsh adds further that it is the first Indian film to collect over Rs 100 crore gross in the North America.

Recently, film's lead actor Prabhas thanked his fans for making this movie such a big success.

The film went past the worldwide record of 'PK' at 743 crore rupees in just six days.

The movie stars Prabhas in the titular role and has Rana Daggubati, Ramya Krishnan and Sathyaraj in other pivotal roles.

First Published: Sun, May 07 2017. 15:25 IST