The Hindi version of SS Rajamouli's "Baahubali - the Beginning" (Bahuabli), has done superb business at the India box office in its third week, taking its 21-day collection to Rs 95 crore nett.
Undeterred by Salman Khan's biggest money spinner, "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", "Baahubali - the Beginning" continued to keep the cash registers ringing at the ticket counters on its third Friday.
"Baahubali - the Beginning", which had raked in Rs 3.25 crore on its second Friday, witnessed less than 5% drop in its business and collected Rs 3.10 crore nett at the Indian box office on its third Friday.
The movie witnessed big growth on Saturday and Sunday, collecting Rs 12.56 crore nett in its third weekend.
#Baahubali [dubbed Hindi version; Week 3] is simply UNSTOPPABLE. Fri 3.10 cr, Sat 4.35 cr, Sun 5.11 cr. Total: ₹ 85.71 cr. FANTABULOUS!
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 27, 2015
The business of Prabhas-Rana Daggubati starrer dropped 1.55%, when compared to its third Friday and its collection continued to drop in the following weekdays. The movie raked in Rs 10.05 crore nett at the India box office during weekdays.
"Baahubali - the Beginning" has collected Rs 46.77 crore nett in the first week, Rs 26.38 crore nett in its second week and Rs 22.61 crore in its third week. The movie has collected a total of Rs 95.76 crore at the Indian box office in 21 days. The Hindi version has created history with its humongous collection.
The SS Rajamouli-directed film now needs Rs 4.34 crore to enter the club of Rs 100-crore movie club.
In its fourth week, the movie will clash with Ajay Devgn's "Drishyam". Even if its business goes down by 50%, the movie will rake in over Rs 5 crore in the fourth weekend and surpass the Rs 100-crore mark in 24 days. It will be the first dubbed Hindi movie to achieve the rare feat.
The Hindi version of "Baahubali - the Beginning" has already become the fourth-highest grosser of 2015, leaving behind big money spinners of the year such as "Baby", "Gabbar Is Back", "Piku" and "Dil Dhadakne Do".
In its fourth week, the movie will definitely beat the record of "ABCD 2" and become the third highest grosser of the year.
Here is the list of top 10 Hindi grossers of 2015.
|1||Bajrangi Bhaijaan||17 July||Rs 272.25 crore|
|2||Tanu Weds Manu Returns||22 May||Rs 152 crore|
|3||ABCD 2||19 June||Rs 105.74 crore|
|4||Baahubali - the Beginning||10 July||Rs 95.76 crore|
|5||Baby||23 January||Rs 95.50 crore|
|6||Gabbar Is Back||1 May||Rs 86.00 crore|
|7||Piku||8 May||Rs 79.92 crore|
|8||Dil Dhadakne Do||5 June||Rs 76.88 crore|
|9||Badlapur||20 February||Rs 51.40 crore|
|10||Roy||13 February||Rs 44.50 crore|