The Hindi version of SS Rajamouli's "Baahubali - the Beginning" ("Bahubali") has made superb collection at the Indian box office and beaten the life time business records of 'Tevar', 'NH10' and 'HAD' in 10 days.
SS Rajamouli's "Eega" was dubbed in Hindi as "Makkhi" that was released on 12 October, 2012, five months after the original hit the screens. "Makkhi" had garnered huge response in North India. Impressed with the director's work, the viewers in North India had been closely following all the updates on "Baahubali".
The promos of the Hindi version of "Baahubali" had received overwhelming response. The makers of the film went a step ahead and brought Karan Johar onboard. The Bollywood filmmaker presented the Hindi version and his association helped the makers garner more attention for the film.
Released in over 1,000 cinema halls on 10 July, the Hindi version of "Baahubali" debuted with superb response and collected Rs 5.15 crore nett at the Indian box office on the first day. The movie grew by leaps and bounds on the following days and concluded the first week with record collection of Rs 46.77 crore nett.
Many thought that "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" would hamper the business of "Baahubali" in its second week. But, the flick continued its dream run despite the release of the Salman Khan starrer. In its second weekend, its Hindi version raked in Rs 13.35 crore nett at the Indian box office, taking its 10-day domestic collection to Rs 60.12 crore.
#Baahubali [dubbed Hindi version; Week 2] crosses ₹ 60 cr mark: Fri 3.25 cr, Sat 4.70 cr, Sun 5.40 cr. Total: ₹ 60.12 cr. FANTABULOUS!
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 20, 2015
When "Roy", "Tevar", "Hamari Adhuri Kahani", "NH10" and other big-ticket Bollywood films failed to crossed the mark of Rs 50 crore in their lifetime, the Hindi version of "Baahubali" has done it in just eight days. The film has landed in the seventh place in the list of the highest grosser Bollywood movies of 2015. People in B-Twon are astonished by its performance.
Here is the list of highest grosser Bollywood movies of 2015
|Rank||Movie||Release||Life Time Collection|
|1||Tanu Weds Manu Returns||22 May||Rs 150.77 cr|
|2||Bajrangi Bhaijaan||17 July||Rs 102 cr (in 3 Days)|
|3||ABCD 2||19 June||Rs 105.74 cr|
|4||Baby||23 Jan||Rs 95.50 cr|
|5||Gabbar Is Back||1 May||Rs 86 cr|
|6||Piku||8 May||Rs 79.92 cr|
|7||Dil Dhadakne Do||5 June||Rs 76.88 cr|
|8||Baahubali||10 July||Rs 60 cr|
|9||Badlapur||20 Feb||Rs 51.40 cr|
|10||Roy||13 Feb||Rs 44.50 cr|
|11||Tevar||9 Jan||Rs 39 cr|
|12||Hamari Adhuri Kahani||Rs 37.57 cr|
|13||NH10||13 Mar||Rs 32.10 cr|
|14||Dum Laga Ke Haisha||27 Feb||Rs 30 cr|
|15||Detective Byomkesh Bakshy||3 Apr||Rs 26.68 cr|