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Baahubali 2 craze peaks, BookMyShow sells 12 tickets a second

Online ticketing platform BookMyShow created an all-time record as advance ticket sales surpassed Baahubali 1 by over 350%. It sold over 3.3 million tickets for Baahubali 2 or 12 tickets every second a day before the release.

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Online entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow said it has so far sold over 3.3 million tickets for Baahubali 2, which was released across the country on Friday, or 12 tickets every second a day before the release of filmmaker SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus.

With this, Baahubali 2 which released was in over 6000 screens on Friday, has created an all-time record high on BookMyShow for advance ticket sales surpassing Baahubali 1 by over 350%.

Baahubali 2, which is most loved by the viewers in South India, continues to see a phenomenal response from Hindi-speaking markets also, it said.

“Baahubali 2 is definitely taking the Indian film industry by surprise. The film, even before its release, has proved that it is a blockbuster like no other with an extremely high chance of it entering the Rs 100 crore club on day 1 itself,” said Ashish Saksena, COO-Cinemas, BookMyShow.

“We have witnessed unprecedented advance ticket bookings on BookMyShow as fans bought as many as 12 tickets a second. The movie has clearly broken all language barriers and has reaffirmed that the audience loves to watch good content,” he said.

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First Published: Apr 29, 2017 13:11 IST