SS Rajamouli's latest offering, "Baahubali" (Bahubali), is on a record-smashing spree both at domestic and overseas box offices. The film has made a massive overseas opening collection after rocking domestic box office and breaking several records.
"Baahubali" made a whopping ₹50 crore on the opening day in India, becoming the highest ever opening collection (all versions) in the country, and it went on to collect ₹169 crore in just three days. Now, film critic and analyst Taran Adarsh has tweeted that the film has made a massive overseas opening weekend collection.
#Baahubali is on a RECORD-SMASHING spree in international arena. Puts up MASSIVE numbers. USA, Canada, UK, Australia data follows...
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 13, 2015
According to details provided by Taran Adarsh, opening weekend collection of "Baahubali" Telugu version in USA (including Thursday's previews) is ₹26.97 crore ($4,245,899), while that of the Tamil version is ₹1.45 crore ($228,315).
First weekend collection of "Baahubali" Telugu version stands at ₹32.46 lakh (£32,886) in the UK, and ₹51.68 lakh ($81,363) in Canada, while the Tamil version earned ₹16.91 lakh (A$35,849) in Australia, and ₹13.86 lakh ($21,824) in Canada.
So, weekend collections of "Baahubali" from the overseas box office stand at ₹29.57 crore.
The period drama featuring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah, Anushka Shetty, Ramya Krishnan and Sathyaraj in the lead roles was made on a whopping ₹250 crore (approximately $40 million) budget, making it the most expensive film in Indian cinema. It was originally made in Telugu, but simultaneously shot in Tamil and dubbed in Hindi and Malayalam.
BlueSky Cinemas is distributing "Baahubali" overseas and has opened helpline - Baahubali USA Hot line(s): 408 987 1684 / 408 987 1682 to help address queries of film buffs in the US like schedules, online ticketing and theatres. Tickets can also be booked online at www.cinemakr.com for All Cinemark locations, www.fandango.com for Carmike locations and www.movietickets.com for other locations.
[Also Read: List of Theatres Screening "Baahubali" in the US]