‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ enters 100 crore club in opening weekend
Mumbai: Salman Khan’s Eid release “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” has collected Rs 102.6 crore in the opening weekend, making it his eighth film to end the coveted Rs 100 crore club, according to distributors.
“Eros International & SKF announces record breaking opening weekend collections of Rs 102.60 crore India NBOC for ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan'” said the distributors.
After a considerable jump from the opening day where the movie collected Rs 27.25 crore, the film went on to make Rs 36.60 crore and Rs 38.75 crore on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
“102.60 crore Bajrangi Bhaijaan first weekend. Outstanding!!” trade analyst Komal Nahata tweeted.
With the success of the film Salman, 49, has become an actor with maximum number of 100 crore hits in Hindi film industry.
“#BajrangiBhaijaan sets BOX-OFFICE ON FIRE. Records MONSTROUS biz on Sunday (Day 3). Crosses 100 cr in opening weekend in India,” tweeted Taran Adarsh.
Directed by Kabir Khan, the film also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and child actress Harshaali Malhotra in pivotal roles.