Big on BO: Will Bajrangi Bhaijaan cross Rs 200 cr on Saturday?
Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan is showing no signs of slowing down on the box office, even a week since it hit theatres. The blockbuster is roaring its way to the Rs 200 crore mark: With a collection of Rs 13.15 crore on the second Friday, the Kabir Khan directed film has earned Rs 197.77 crore till date, and is expected to touch the magical Rs 200 crore mark on Saturday itself, just the ninth day of its release.
The movie has also earned Rs 83.29 crore overseas.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan is the story of a good-natured Indian Pawan Kumar Chaturvedi (Salman Khan) who has taken it upon himself to reunite a lost Pakistani girl (Harshaali Malhotra) with her parents in that country.
The film also features Kareena Kapoor Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in pivotal roles.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan will be the second Salman Khan film to enter the Rs 200 crore club. Kick, which also starred Jacqueline Fernandes and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in pivotal roles, was the Dabangg star's first film to cross Rs 200 crore collections.
Meanwhile, Baahubali is giving a stiff competition to Bajrangi Bhaijaan at the ticket windows. Baahubali's collection in the first six days of its release, Rs 285 crore) was way ahead of what Bajrangi Bhaijaan managed (Rs 169.07 crore). Interestingly, both the films are written by the same person, V. Vijayendra Prasad.
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