Brahmastra is now global juggernaut and has awaken box office for Bollywood films. Film released worldwide on 9th September.
Film collected massive weekend of 123 cr nett in India over 1st weekend and 180 cr nett plus in week one. Film has crossed 217 cr nett domestic after 2nd weekend. Film was equally amazing overseas as it collected 6 million $ in 1st weekend and 9 million $ in 1st week. Film stands at 12.5 million $ after 2nd weekend.
Out of this overseas business, North America box office was on fire as film has collected 4.4 million $ over 1st weekend and 5.7 million $ in 1st week. Film stands at 6.7 million $ after 10 days thus its 3rd highest grosser overseas beating The Kashmir Files and Laal Singh Chaddha.
It should surpass KGF Chapter 2 in USA and probably will finish with 8-8.5 million $ lifetime over there.
These are highest grossing Indian films at the North American box office in 2022 :
1. RRR – $14.5 million
2. KGF Chapter 2 – $7.6 million
3. Brahmastra Part One Shiva – $6.7 million *
4. The Kashmir Files – $4 million
5. Laal Singh Chaddha – $3.4 million *
Brahmastra Part One: Shiva is the first part of the planned trilogy which was first announced in 2014. It took almost ten years for the first part to complete from its inception stage to its worldwide theatrical release. The makers are now targeting to release the second part titled Brahmastra Part Two: Dev in December 2025.
The film has been bankrolled by Star Studios and Dharma Productions and is currently playing in theatres in 2D, 3D, and IMAX 3D in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada languages. SS Rajamouli, who has directed blockbusters such as the Baahubali series and RRR, has presented the film in all the South Indian languages.