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Record opening for Dabangg 2, collects Rs. 21.10 crore

IANS   New Delhi New Delhi, December 22, 2012
First Published: 18:06 IST(22/12/2012) | Last Updated: 13:31 IST(24/12/2012)

Dabangg 2, the sequel to 2010 Bollywood blockbuster Dabangg has managed to surpass the opening day collections of the original movie. It amassed Rs.21.10 crore in India on the day of its release.

The movie, starring Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha, hit screens Friday.

The directorial debut of actor-producer Arbaaz Khan, Dabangg 2 opened to packed houses and managed to rake in Rs. 21.10 crore on the opening day itself. It is said to one of the highest opening for any non-holiday release in Bollywood till date. Dabangg 2 surpassed the first day collections of even Akshay Kumar's Rowdy Rathore, which earned Rs.15 crores. It was a non-holiday release too.

The original Dabangg was directed by Abhinav Kashyap, and it had managed to rake in Rs.14.5 crore on its first day, nationally.

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