Dabangg 2
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Salman Khan's latest release "Dabangg 2" continues to rock the box office with earnings touching Rs 21 crore in the second weekend.

The Arbaaz Khan directed film, which has Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles, was released on Dec 21 across 3,500 screens in India and 450 screens abroad. The film collected Rs 21.10 crore on the opening day itself.

"Dabangg2 collected approx Rs 21 cr nett in Weekend 2. The 10-day total stands at approx Rs 127.78 cr nett," said trade analyst and film critic Taran Adarsh on Monday.

The film earned a whopping Rs 106.78 crore in the first week, beating Aamir Khan's "Talaash" and Shah Rukh Khan's "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" at the box office.

"Talaash", which features Aamir Khan, Rani Mukherjee and Kareena Kapoor, was released across 2500 screens in India and 520 screens overseas last month. The film collected Rs 67.9 crore at the domestic box office in the opening week. Shah Rukh Khan starrer "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" earned Rs 86.09 crore in the first week.

"Dabangg 2" is also doing reasonably well at the overseas box office. It earned Rs 64.98 lakhs (NZ$ 144,183) from New Zealand in the first week, Rs 2.69 crore (A$ 473,214) in Australia and Rs 5.40 crore in the UK, according to Adarsh.