Bharat box office day 2: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif films earns Rs 73.3 crore
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s Bharat has earned Rs 31 crore on day two, taking its total collection to Rs 73.30 crore in two days.Updated: Jun 07, 2019, 12:47 IST
Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s latest release Bharat saw a dip on the second day of release after creating box office records on the opening day. The film, that registered fourth highest opening ever in India, earned Rs 31 crore on day two, Thursday, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.“Bharat puts up a big total on Day 2 [working day after #Eid holiday]... Plexes saw normal decline, while single screens held fort... Saw excellent occupancy in evening/night shows... Overall, 2-day total is superb... Wed 42.30 cr, Thu 31 cr. Total: ₹ 73.30 cr. India biz,” he wrote.
An official remake of Korean drama An Ode to my Father, Bharat became the fourth highest opener ever and second biggest opener of 2019 following Avengers Endgame which made Rs 53 crore on its first day. Bharat toppled Akshay Kumar’s Kesari from the list of biggest Bollywood openers of 2019. Aamir Khan’s Thugs of Hindostan, which released on Christmas last year, holds the slot for second highest opener ever in India with a collection of Rs 52.25 crore on the first day of its release.
Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Bharat also registered record advance booking of Rs 24 crore. Hollywood action film Avengers: Endgame recorded the highest advance booking of Rs 49.62 (Hindi and English version in Hindi markets, without South India) while Avengers: Infinity War is at the third spot with Rs 29. 14 crore. Bahubali: The Conclusion ranks second with Rs 37.53 crore and Thugs Of Hindostan is at the fourth slot with Rs 26. 27 crore advance booking. Salman’s Tiger Zinda Hai stands at the fifth slot with Rs 24.76 crore earnings in advance bookings.
Bharat also stars Tabu, Sunil Grover, Jackie Shroff, Disha Patani and Nora Fatehi.
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