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. Also it topped Australian box office 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 16 cr in Telugu which is terrific and highest ever gross for a Hindi film in 5 days itself. Film collected total 18 cr in south languages over weekend.
Top Bollywood grossers in South (Dubbed versions):
Brahmastra : 18.50 cr * (week 1)
Padmaavat : 15.65 cr
Dangal : 12.75 cr
As per early estimates, film has collected 9 cr nett in Hindi and added 75 lacs nett from south. Film has total of 173.75 cr nett in week one and worldwide gross of 277 cr.
Film has no competition in 2nd & 3rd week which will give added advantage. A good 2nd weekend will ensure that it will cross 200 cr nett in 2nd weekend minimum.
Following is the Worldwide collection breakdown in 1st Week :
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)
Day 4: 16.25 (14 cr)
Day 5: 12.25 cr (11.25 cr)
Day 6: 10.50 cr (9.60 cr)
Day 7: 9.75 cr (9 cr)
Total: 173.75 cr nett (190 cr gross)
Day 1: 3.8 million $
Day 2: 3.1 million $
Day 3: 2.8 million $
Day 4: 0.7 million $
Day 5: 0.2 million $
Day 6: 0.2 million $
Day 7: 0.2 million $
Total : 11 million $ (88 cr INR)
Worldwide 277 Cr Gross
Now a good second week means film will cross 230 cr nett domestic and 400 cr gross worldwide minimum in lifetime which is tight slap on cynical outdated critics and joker boycott gang. Film is a success as already announcement of 2nd part is out and other spin offs in offering.