Prabhas’ Salaar is rewriting the box office narrative, creating history by surpassing the ₹400 crore mark in just three days! The much-anticipated Salaar Part One: Cease Fire, directed by the renowned Prashant Neel of the blockbuster KGF series, is not just a movie; it’s a phenomenon that has taken the cinema world by storm.
The Christmas festivities provided an extra boost to Salaar’s box office collections, and as we step into the new year, the movie is expected to continue its triumphant run. Let’s dive into the numbers that reflect the incredible success of Salaar.
Within the first four days of its release, Salaar minted a remarkable ₹24.87 crore net at the Indian box office. However, it was on its fourth day, coinciding with Christmas, that Salaar achieved a staggering ₹45.7 crore net, as per early estimates. The film’s opening weekend was nothing short of spectacular, with collections reaching ₹90.7 crore net in India. The momentum carried on, with the movie amassing ₹118.5 crore net by the end of its first weekend.
The global reception of Salaar has been equally impressive, raking in a colossal ₹402 crore worldwide within just three days of release. Prabhas’s immense popularity in Telugu cinema, coupled with the film’s anticipation, resulted in significant pre-release numbers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The theatrical rights for these regions were sold for a staggering ₹165 crore, making it the second-highest ever, trailing only SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus, RRR.
|Chaluve Gowda, Vijay Kiragandur, K.V. Rama Rao
|Prabhas, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Shruti Haasan, Jagapathi Babu
|22 December 2023
|Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam
|Day 1 Expectation
|Hit or Flop
Salaar’s success extends beyond breaking even; it has emerged as a box office hit, crossing the ₹200 crore mark. The film’s profitability and widespread acclaim underscore its status as a cinematic triumph.
Shifting gears to the Hindi version, Salaar had a stellar start, collecting ₹16.3 crore net on its first day and soaring to ₹54.6 crore net in its opening weekend. With a total Hindi net collection of ₹152.28 crore, Salaar has become the second-highest-grossing Hindi film after Prabhas’s Baahubali 2.
On a broader scale, the film’s all-India collections stand at ₹417.42 crore net and ₹497.20 crore gross in 19 days. Internationally, Salaar has amassed approximately ₹136 crore, bringing its total worldwide collection to an impressive ₹633.20 crore in just 19 days.
As Salaar marches towards its 20th day, early estimates suggest it is poised to add around ₹1.70 crore net to its collection in India. The film’s exceptional performance at the box office, combined with positive audience ratings (6.7 on IMDb), solidifies Salaar’s position as a super hit.
The journey of Salaar is not just a cinematic spectacle; it’s a celebration of success, resilience, and the magic of storytelling. Do you believe Salaar will achieve the ₹700 crore milestone worldwide? Share your thoughts in the comments and stay tuned for more updates on Salaar’s box office saga!