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July is a good month for Indian cinema after months of dull business with SS Rajamouli's directorial, "Baahubali – The Beginning" (Bahubali) rocking both at domestic and overseas box offices and Salman Khan's starrer, "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" turning a money spinner a week later.

Featuring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, and Tamannaah in the lead roles, "Baahubali" earned big at the box office, raking in over ₹300 crore in its second weekend (10 days collections). It became most successful Telugu film of all time and fastest Indian film to reach ₹300-crore mark.

According to Bollywood Hungama, first week collections of "Baahubali" stand at about ₹38.04 crore. Break up of its collections from various countries is: USA - $4937193 (approximately ₹31.64 crore) from Telugu version, and $302679 (approximately ₹1.94 crore) from Tamil version; Canada - $90,989 (approximately ₹58.31 lakhs) from Telugu version, and $43168 (approximately ₹27.66 lakhs) from Tamil version; United Kingdom and Ireland - £55192 (approximately ₹54.84 lakhs); Australia - A$139466 (approximately ₹65.01 lakhs); and Malaysia - MYR 244034 (approximately ₹40.95 lakhs).

However, Bollywood movie, "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" starring Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor has beaten "Baahubali" at overseas box office by earning over ₹80 crore from its first week, compared to ₹31.64 crore earned by Prabhas' movie.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted Friday that "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" collected ₹83.29 crore from overseas in just one week.

Directed by Kabir Khan, "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" was released in over 5,000 theatres across 50 countries, out of which over 800 screens were from overseas.

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