Baaghi 3 box office day 1: Tiger Shroff film is biggest opener of the year despite coronavirus scare, earns 17.50 cr

Baaghi 3 Box office day 1: The Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor film made 17.50 crore despite coronavirus scare.
Baaghi 3 stars Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles.
Baaghi 3 stars Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles.
Updated on Mar 07, 2020 01:23 PM IST
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Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor-starrer Baaghi 3 got off to a good start as was expected. However, its fortunes may have been hit by the coronavirus scare. The film has collected 17.50 crore on day 1, as per trade analyst Taran Adarsh.

Tweeting the numbers, Taran wrote: “#CoronaVirus scare, Medium star #Pre-#Holi dull phase, Medium star #Examination period Yet, #Baaghi3 takes a big start on Day 1... Emerges biggest opener of 2020 [so far]... Fifth film of #TigerShroff to open in double digits... Single screens excel, plexes decent... Fri 17.50 cr. #India biz.”


He went on to compare day one performances of all major Tiger Shroff films so far. He wrote: “#TigerShroff versus #TigerShroff... *Day 1* biz... 2019: #War 53.35 cr [Wed; #GandhiJayanti holiday]. Costarring #HrithikRoshan 2018: #Baaghi2 25.10 cr [#GoodFriday holiday] 2020: #Baaghi3 17.50 cr 2019: #SOTY2 12.06 cr 2016: #Baaghi 11.94 cr.”


He continued, “#TigerShroff versus #TigerShroff... *Day 1* biz... 2016: #AFlyingJatt 7.10 cr [Thu; #Janmashtami holiday] 2017: #MunnaMichael 6.65 cr 2014: #Heropanti 6.63 cr #India biz.” He also mentioned how all the three films belonging to the Baaghi franchise had performed on day one. And later gave a comparisons of day one figures of all the films that have released so far.


The film has become the best opener of the year so far, racing past Ajay Devgn’s film, Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior, which made 15.10 crore on day 1.



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The Ahmed Khan film has mostly been panned by critics. The Hindustan Times review said, “Baaghi 3 has absolutely nothing to do with geo-politics or, for that matter, common sense. There might be a nation and army pursuing Ronnie, but they would rather be killed than shoot first. The reason why people are being kidnapped from south Asia and being sent to Syria is pulpy to the point of being hilarious. Vijay Verma’s Pakistani character gets his accent from Hyderabad for some reason.”

Baaghi 3 also stars Ritiesh Deshmukh and Jackie Shroff apart from Tiger and Shraddha. Disha Patani appears in a song.

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