Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani-starrer Baaghi 2 received an excellent opening collection at the Indian box office. The action thriller has become Tiger's highest opening day grosser.
Having released in 3,500 screens across India, Baaghi 2 enjoyed impressive footfalls right from the morning shows. The evening shows were marked with even better attendance.
Taran Adarsh tweeted: "#Baaghi2 sets the BO on ... Takes a FANTABULOUS, EARTH SHATTERING START... Emerges the BIGGEST OPENER of 2018 [so far], surpassing Previews + Day 1 biz of #Padmaavat... Fri ₹ 25.10 cr. India biz... The numbers are an EYE-OPENER!"
The movie Baaghi was Tiger's highest opener till date with a collection of Rs 11.94 crore at the domestic market. Now the second part of the series has broken the earlier record. Baaghi 2 made brilliant business at the overseas market as well.
"#Baaghi2 takes a zabardast start at the Indian BO... Expected to have a MASSIVE Day 1... In UAE-GCC, it has opened HIGHER than Fox Star Studios' major releases #JollyLLB2 [65% higher] and #Judwaa2 [25% higher]... #Baaghi2 UAE + GCC Thu $ 325k [₹ 2.11 cr]. [sic]," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
There are a couple of reasons behind Baaghi 2 making such brilliant collection on the first day itself. First, the hype around the film has been very high. Baaghi was a hit, and hence expectations from this film were quite high.
Secondly, it was a holiday (Good Friday) and hence Baaghi 2 pulled a good number of audience. Also, there was no big release apart from Baaghi 2, and the last two Bollywood films that got released – Raid and Hichki, do not have much commercial value.
With such a superb opening, Baaghi 2 is likely to keep the momentum over the long weekend too.
Hence, viewers were eagerly waiting for a big entertainer like Baaghi 2, and the first-day collection reflects the same. Directed by Ahmed Khan, the film also features Manoj Bajpayee, Randeep Hooda and Prateik Babbar among others.