'Baahubali 2' collects over Rs 400 crore in opening weekend

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On its opening day itself, the movie went on to record the highest collection of all time, not only in India but also in Hindi version by doing a business of Rs. 121 crore in India and a whopping Rs. 217 crore worldwide. One look at the collections of the film and you get to see how big has the SS Rajamouli directed film actually turned out to be.

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Karan Johar took to his Twitter page to reveal the opening weekend numbers. Top celebrities like Rajinikanth, Chiranjeevi, Jr NTR and Mahesh Babu have congratulated the Baahubali team and praised SS Rajamouli for his creative direction and taking Indian cinema to a new level.

The fans' desperation to know the answer to the question, Why Katappa killed Baahubali has smashed all the records at the ticket window.

In the United States, the film was released via Great India Films, who said in a statement that the film has minted $10.49 million (Rs 68 crore).

In Kerala, according to the film's distributor Global United Media, the film has reportedly grossed over Rs. 20 crore in the first three days. This includes $1.8 million from 45 IMAX screens, the highest North American bow for a foreign-language film.

Baahubali 2 has performed brilliantly not only in the Indian market, but globally too. "The film is destined to make history and it is going to break every single record-opening day, weekend, first week and so on", he said. The film has completed the first weekend and the film is running successfully in the theaters. Prabhas starrer film collected Rs 100 crore net, which is outstanding. Available in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi, the movie is a sequel to the visual wonder Baahubali - The Beginning. It's the biggest opening to date, according to The Hollywood Reporter, for Hispanic film label Pantelion Films, which is owned by Lionsgate and Televisa. In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana together, Baahubali 2 made around Rs 42 cr on the first day (with only Nizam contributing Rs 9.5 cr).



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