Brahmastra Part 1 Shiva released in middle of lot of buzz and controversies but film proved everyone wrong with massive weekend at box office. Ranbir Kapoor & Alia Bhatt starrer received love of the audience despite mixed reviews and cameos of SRK,Nagarjun and Deepika helped film further.
Film collected highest weekend ever worldwide beating all new releases in USA & UK market too and this happened first time for a Hindi film. Film was 2nd in USA and 3rd in UK market over weekend.
Film collected massive 123 cr nett all India all languages which is highest non holiday weekend ever beating previous highest 120 cr nett of Sanju. Film collected 13 cr in Telugu which is terrific and highest ever weekend there for a Hindi film. Film collected total 16 cr in south languages over weekend.
All India All Languages (Hindi)
Day 1: 37.50 cr (31.5 cr)
Day 2: 41.50 cr (37.5 cr)
Day 3: 46 cr (39.5 cr)
Total: 125 cr nett (148 cr gross)
Day 1: 3.8 million $
Day 2: 3.1 million $
Day 3: 2.8 million $
Total : 9.7 million $ (77 cr INR)
225 Cr Gross
Film has collected 225 cr gross weekend worldwide which is a huge number. Now today film has litmus test and today film has to stand strong to manage fab total lifetime.
Film has no competition in 2nd & 3rd week which will give added advantage. Film needed to score 17-18 cr nett plus today to hold strong which will be less than 50% drop from Friday especially if you take festival benefit in few areas on Friday in account.
As per early estimate film has collected following numbers today :
Hindi Nett: 15.90 cr
Telugu Nett: 1 cr
Tamil Nett: 0.30 cr
India Nett: 17.20 cr *early estimates
All India Nett: 142 cr nett
India Gross: 20.10 Cr * early estimates
Total Domestic Gross: 170 cr
Total Worldwide Gross: 255 cr
Film will cross 255 cr gross worldwide today and 142 cr nett & 170 cr domestic gross today. Film should cross 180 cr nett/220 cr gross domestic and 325 cr worldwide gross in week one.
Now a good second week means film will cross 250 cr nett domestic and 450 cr gross worldwide minimum in lifetime which is tight slap on cynical outdated critics and joker boycott gang.