Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Bajirao Mastani" has ended 2015 on a good note with its box office collection. The domestic box office collection of "Bajirao Mastani" is inching towards Rs 150 crore mark.
Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra starrer "Bajirao Mastani" has raced ahead of Shah Rukh Khan's "Dilwale" to become the fourth highest grosser of 2015 and now, the film is set to beat the records of Kangana Ranaut's blockbuster film "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" to become the third highest grosser.
"Tanu Weds Manu Returns" is the first blockbuster film of 2015, which earned Rs 150.77 crore at the domestic box office. Ranveer's "Bajirao Mastani" has earned Rs 149.35 crore and will beat Kangana's film record on its third Saturday.
"#BajiraoMastani [Week 2] Thu 5.35 cr [Week 3] Fri 7.50 cr [estimates]. Total: ₹ 149.35 cr. India biz. OUTSTANDING!" trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
With its outstanding box office run, "Bajirao Mastani" has achieved a hit status in India. The film has also shattered the record of Salman Khan's film "Bodyguard". Salman's film earned Rs 148.86 crore in its lifetime run from Indian markets and with Rs 149 crore, "Bajirao Mastani" has broken that record. Ranveer's film is now the 15th highest grosser of all time in India.
Meanwhile, "Bajirao Mastani" has crossed Rs 200 crore mark with its gross income. The gross 15-day box office collection of "Bajirao Mastani" is more than Rs 210 crore, according to Bollywood Hungama. With no release this week, the film is heading for a strong third week box office run.