Baaghi gets record opening, Tiger Shroff film makes Rs 11.8cr in a day

  • PTI, Mumbai
  • Updated: May 01, 2016 01:38 IST
Baaghi made a record 11.8 crore in one day on box office. Its collection over Saturday and Sunday would be crucial now.

Tiger Shroff’s second film, Baaghi: A Rebel in Love, opened to packed theatres on Friday, making Rs 11.8 crore on day one. The film, directed by Sabbir Khan, also did well at box office abroad.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted: “#Baaghi has a HEROIC start. TERRIFIC in mass circuits. Plexes picked up in evening. Fri ₹ 11.87 cr. India biz. Double digit Fri = SUPERBBB!.” He also gave the economics of the film, made at the cost of Rs 35 crore, and surmised it needed Rs 22 crore to break even.

Baaghi’s excellent India collections were supplemented by its good show overseas. It minted close to $232,000 at the Gulf box office across 66 screens on Thursday, read a statement.

Read: Baaghi review

To put it in perspective, the film is the third highest grossing Bollywood release this year.

Starring Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead and Telugu star Sudheer Babu as the antagonist, the film is an action-packed love story. The film has been adapted from two films, Indonesian movie The Raid: Redemption (2001) and the 2004 Telugu release Varsham. While the reviews have been mixed, the film has got accolades for its action scenes. Shroff is seen performing Kalaripayattu, a martial art form, in the film.

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